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Simple Herbs to Grow at Home

Discussion in 'Home & Garden' started by Barbara G., Nov 15, 2014.

  1. Barbara G.

    Barbara G. Moderator Staff Member Member

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    It’s quite easy and hassle-free to grow herbs in your own garden. Here are some of the best herbs to get for your garden and their benefits:

    1. Aloe Vera – promotes digestion and has detoxifying properties.

    2. Basil – an antioxidant and gives a rich flavor to dishes.

    3. Chrysanthemum – improves sight and hearing.

    4. Cilantro – provides defense against cholesterol and oxidants.

    5. Garlic – cancer prevention.

    6. Ginger – alleviates menstrual, heartburn, nausea and migraine pain.

    7. Ginseng – boosts physical and mental functions.

    8. Green Tea – prevents heart disease.

    9. Jasmine – promotes health and well-being.

    10. Lemongrass – prevents cancer and eye inflammation.

    11. Mint – calms the stomach and freshens breath.

    12. Onion – has anti-bacterial properties.

    13. Oregano – perfect for Mediterranean dishes and gives the skin a healthy glow.

    14. Parsley – full of Vitamins A and C.

    15. Peppermint – has Vitamin B, freshens breath and promotes proper digestion.

    16. Rhubarb – perfect for blood cleansing, relieving constipation and improving eye functions.

    17. Sage – heals cuts and inflammation.

    18. Thyme – a natural disinfectant and cures infection or digestive problems.

    19. Turmeric – it’s anti-inflammatory.

    20. Watercress – rich in different vitamins and minerals.

    21. Wheatgrass – antioxidant and improves blood flow.
     
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    Thanks for the list. I had a huge aloe vera plant. It was so big that I had to divided it.
     
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    I never though about growing ginger. I will have to find where to get ginger.
     
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    I wonder if you can buy ginger root and the store and plant it?
     

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