Several beneficial herbs can simply be grown at home, in our garden. These herbs are not only good at flavoring our dishes but are also loaded with immense nutritional value that our body needs.
This herb grows best in the cool, moist garden. Cilantro leaves boast a unique flavor and are often used to garnish various dishes. Its seeds, which are known as coriander, are being used as an ingredient in Indian curries.
Various studies have shown that this medicinal herb can aid in digestion and get rid of heavy metals and toxic agents from the body.
Rosemary contains carnosic acid that has been shown to fight off cancer cells. Its smell may also improve memory, according to a study from the University of Northumbria, in the UK. When consumed as a tea, it may help lower blood sugar levels, support brain health, and maintain eye health.
This herb grows best with full sunshine and frequent watering. We simply need to touch it and it will release its very fragrant aroma.
Sage is a popular herb that can easily grow in our garden. It has a strong aroma and contains a variety of important nutrients and compounds. It is loaded with antioxidants and may support oral health, ease menopause symptoms, and fight mouth and throat inflammations.
Peppermint spread rampantly in a moist garden. It has a strong sweetish-odor and a warm pungent taste with a cooling aftertaste. When applied topically, it can soothe sore muscles. Consumption of it in tea form can help relieve digestive discomforts.
Chives are brilliant in salads, can be added as a garnish or snipped up over soups. They are low in calories and provide various health benefits such as improving heart health and bone health, boosting immunity, and detoxifying the body.
This tasty herb grows easily, can be grown indoors, and don’t need much light.
The fragrant leaves and flowers of this great plant have tannins, oils, and bitters that have a relaxing, antispasmodic effect on the stomach and nervous system. According to a 2008 study, topical use of lemon balm may help fight off viruses such as herpes simplex.
When prepared in teas, lemon balm is tasty and gentle enough for children.