9 Natural Cures You Can Grow at Home

By Twain Yobra

Why cough up cash every time you want to relieve headaches or fight colds when you can grow herbs at your garden? That’s right! Besides growing fruits and veggies, the garden can be used to plant herbs.

All you need to do is find seedlings for these herbs and you’re good to go. Don’t let your land go to waste, plant these 9 herbs.

1. Basil

This powerful herb can be grown in a pot. Make sure you pluck the flowers before seeds start coming out. You can use basil leaves to relieve headaches and pain on other body parts. Simply crush the leaves and rub them on the source of pain.

2. Aloe vera 

This can also be planted in a pot, make sure it’s exposed to sunlight. Research shows that this herb has anti-aging properties, fights inflammation, improves skin health, and much more.

3. Lemon balm

Feel free to grow this herb in a pot or the garden. Lemon balm can prevent and cure colds. You can also rub it on your skin to chase away insects.

4. Lavender

Make sure lavender plant gets enough sunlight. This herb has so many healing and therapeutic benefits. It reduces depression and anxiety, fights inflammation, improves quality of sleep and so on.

5. Thyme 

Thyme needs sunlight and should be plant in light and dry soil. It can be used to cure colds, and other diseases due to its strong antioxidant properties. Feel free to add it to tea. But avoid it if you’re pregnant.

6. Rosemary

Like most herbs, rosemary needs sunlight. This herb is a good source of calcium, iron, vitamin B6. Adding it in tea will enhance brain function, improve digestion, and even eliminate hangovers.

7. Sage

Plant it in sandy soil and expose it to the sun. Adding it in soups can treat colds and sore throat.

8. Parsley

Grow it in a pot and feel free to use organic fertilizer to enhance its growth. Parsley will strengthen your immune system and get rid of bad mouth odors.

9. Mint

This herb grows fast – you can grow it in a pot. It eliminates stomach cramps, fatigue, and nausea.

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