Green Medicines

Calendula (Calendula Officinalis)

Calendula is also known as pot marigold. It’s a centuries-old antifungal, antiseptic, wound-healing ally, according to the National Library of Medicine. The petals of these cheerful yellow and orange daisy-like flowers lend skin-soothing propertie...

Cilantro (Coriandrum Sativum)

Cilantro boasts a unique flavor people either love or hate. The leaves often garnish Mexican and Thai dishes. The seeds, known as coriander, are a prime ingredient in Indian curries.Few think of this plant as a medicinal herb, but studies show it’...

Lemon Balm (Melissa Officinalis)

The oils, tannins, and bitters in lemon balm’s fragrant leaves and flowers have a relaxing antispasmodic effect on the stomach and nervous system. It may help fight off viruses like herpes simplex when used topically.Lemon balm is tasty and gentle...

Peppermint (Mentha X Piperita)

Spearmint and peppermint are familiar flavors in toothpaste and chewing gum. Both pack a powerfully refreshing zing, but the National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH) reports that peppermint makes stronger medicine than its ...

Rosemary (Rosmarinus Officinalis)

Rosemary is the great reviver. This perennial woody herb stimulates energy and optimism and sharpens memory and concentration by bringing more oxygen to your brain, according to Georgetown University Medical Center. It’s a wonderfully stimulating ...

Mullein (Verbascum Thapsus)

Mullein’s soothing an properties may help heal bronchial respiratory infections. The leaves are commonly added to cough formulas.

Thyme (Thymus Vulgaris)

This groundcover’s delicate stems and tiny leaves belie the tremendous power attributed to it by Europeans in the Middle Ages. Many believed in the herb’s ability to heighten bravery and ward off nightmares.Modern herbalists rely on the antibacter...

Lavender (Lavandula)

Long recognized for its sweet perfume, lavender also boasts medical benefits as a mild antidepressant that may also benefit your nervous system, according to some studies. Add lavender oil to your bath to alleviate stress, tension, and insomnia. I...

German Chamomile (Matricaria Recutita)

Delicate, apple-scented chamomile demonstrates that mild doesn’t mean ineffective. It’s primarily grown for its small, yellow-bellied flowers.The NCCIH reports that chamomile is one of the best herbs for treating colic, nervous stress, infections,...

Herbal Garden Allies

These easy-to-grow herbs bring health benefits to your garden as well as your family. Many attract beneficial insects, including bees. They can also help repel harmful pests from more sensitive plants nearby.

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Green Medicines

These are few herbal Plants for your Health