Plants have been healing humans for centuries. They supply most of the chemicals that we use in our modern pharmaceuticals and their influence is found throughout modern medicine. Here are four of the best medicinal plants to grow in your garden. They will enable you to live a healthier life from the comfort of your own home.
Lavender is a great option for reducing stress, soothing anxiety, and boosting mood and cognitive performance. It has also been shown to help you sleep and to aid inflammatory skin conditions.
Famous for being taken as a tea, the wonderfully calming effects of chamomile can also be taken through liquids or tablets. It is excellent for treating anxiety disorders and may even have anti-cancerous properties.
This ancient Chinese herb improves brain function and can help treat diseases such as dementia and Alzheimer’s. But not only that, this wonder plant also treats inflammation, anxiety, depression, diabetes, and promotes bone healing.
The oil gathered from the Australian tea tree treats inflammatory skin diseases, and skin problems such as acne or insect bites. But don’t ingest the oil orally as this can be poisonous.