If you have a garden or thinking about growing herbs at home in containers here are 5 therapeutic herbs that you could grow and use for medicinal purposes.

If you are trying to grow therapeutic plants in small places, maybe in a small apartment, these herbs would work just great. Even if you don’t have a kitchen garden, you could grow these plants in containers, on your deck, patio or windowsill. You will need to place your containers in a place where they can get plenty of sunlight and air. Remember to water them regularly and use them in your dishes as food.

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Top 5 herbs to grow indoors

With the latest urban farming and gardening techniques, you could grow healthy herbs anywhere at home. You don’t need to live in the country or have a large garden to grow these plants. Here are top 5 plants that you could grow anywhere indoors.

1. Sagesage-270833_1280

Sage has been a popular remedy in ancient medicine for treating a number of diseases such as fever, headaches, sinus congestion, sore throats and bad breath. It can also be used externally for rashes, itching, and allergies.

2. Peppermint

Peppermint is effective against a wide array of diseases including bronchitis, colds, flu, colic, colitis, flatulence, muscle, pain, fever, heartburn, nausea, menstrual cramps, migraines & sore throats. Use it externally for fatigue, bad breath, headaches, itching, irritation, sinus congestion and toothaches.

3. Dill

Dill is known to cure poor appetite, cold, coughs, flatulence, bad breath, bronchitis, and colic in babies. They are easy to grow and it’s also an essential ingredient in many of the traditional dishes around the world. (DILL: Uses, Side Effects, Interactions and Warnings – WebMD)

4.  Fennel

Fennel plants and seeds are used all around the world for cooking and its therapeutic uses. Dried and ripe fennel seeds and oil are used to make medicine.

“Fennel is used for various digestive problems including heartburn, intestinal gas, bloating, loss of appetite, and colic in infants. It is also used for upper respiratory tract infections, coughs, bronchitis, cholera, backache, bedwetting, and visual problems.” –  FENNEL: Uses, Side Effects, Interactions and Warnings – WebMD

5. Thymethyme-751274_1280

Thyme is an excellent herb which is also an excellent antibiotic. Thyme oil is used in soaps and mouthwashes to kill germs and to fight bad breath. It also helps bronchitis, whooping cough, sore throat, upset stomach, arthritis, and a number of other diseases. It also helps to fight bacterial and fungal infections in minor cuts and aches.  (THYME: Uses, Side Effects, Interactions and Warnings – WebMD)

Hope you will grow these plants and benefit from them not only by cooking great tasting healthy food but also for their therapeutic properties to fight diseases naturally.

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