The Best Guide: How to Start a Medicinal Herb Garden
There are five different herbs we will be discussing today:
Thyme is a good herb to grow for treating ailments such as the common cold, culinary purposes and ornamental usage, it comes with the said benefits:
- Fever relief
- Sore throat relief
- Anti-bacterial properties
- Coughing relief
- Bronchitis treatment
Thyme is a plant that grows better in the lower hanging areas, add it as a bordering area to a garden, a walkway, plots and best of all, once it is fully started growing its really easy to keep alive.
Sage is another example of a herb that is used extensively in both cooking and other purposes, it also has a large amount of medicinal properties as confirmed by a lot of reasearch. The reasearch now has confirmed a number of properties including:
- Anti-Inflammatory properties
- Antibiotic properties
- Relief for PMS
- Memory Improvements
- Improvements in blood chemistry
You can use it in many ways, including teas, honeys, candies and pills.
Sage can be easy to grow simply by growing in a pot, harvest it once the growth seems to have ended or subsided, sage is easy to store and can be manipulated easily.
Yarrow should be included in a large amount of first aid kits and the such, mainly because it is such a versatile herb.
The uses include:
- Pain relief in a cut or a wound, the ground Yarrow plant can be added to the wound to make the pain lessen
- Can be drank in a tea
- Can be used as an oil-based skin cream
Yarrow grows low like most of the herbs in this list, here at exit-5 we usually tend to like low-growing herbs and have made quite a lot of them a part of this list.