Best Medicinal Plants For Your Indoor Garden
Since ancient times we have used plants and herbs to heal ourselves. And India has a lot of herbs and natural remedies for almost every disease. So it’s a good idea to have medicinal plants at home because you never know when you might need them. Here, we are introducing some Best Medicinal Plants For Your Indoor Garden.
1. Tulsi (Holy Basil)
Tulsi has very strong germicidal, fungicidal, anti-bacterial and anti-biotic properties that are good for curing fever, common cold and respiratory diseases as well.
2. Gheekumari (Aloe vera)
Aloe vera is full of antioxidants, which are natural immune boosters that help combat the free radicals in the body. It is advisable to drink aloe vera juice regularly if you have a weak immune system.
3. Pepper Mint
Peppermint is also a great herb to use if you’re prone to headaches (and especially if you are prone to migraines that give you nausea—two birds, one stone). Peppermint can help reduce the pain and duration of headaches when taken as a tea or in a tincture.
4. Methi (Fenugreek)
An Indian home cannot do without methi or fenugreek seeds and leaves. It is used in almost every Indian preparation. Fenugreek helps to cut down the cholesterol levels and its seeds are known to be rich source of steroidal saponins that prevent the absorption of cholesterol and triglycerides.
Sage is a fantastic herb for a kitchen herb garden. It is used medicinally, as a tea for sore throats and colds. It is also a commonly used herb in savory meat or poultry dishes. Sage comes in many varieties and growing habits.