For centuries, people have reaped the benefits of medicinal herbs. We believe everybody can find value in the medicinal heirloom seeds we offer in our seed kits. Below is a brief guide to medicinal herbs that are available in our seed kits.
This plant has several medicinal applications. Some of the benefits of anise include fungi and bacteria prevention; plus, it can reduce depression. Additionally, anise is commonly used for an upset stomach and productive coughs, and it is used as a diuretic.
The flowers and leaves of the borage herb are excellent for managing fever and cough. This herb is also known for reducing or eliminating inflammation. Additionally, borage has several benefits for your skin, including healing and reducing the effects of atopic dermatitis.
In addition to the nutrition benefits of caraway seeds, these seeds can improve digestion and reduce inflammation. Caraway has also shown a positive relation to weight loss. This is believed to be due to its nutrients that support gut health.
Although it’s one of the most familiar herbs on the list, you can’t have a guide to medicinal herbs without mentioning chamomile. This herb has shown positive results on the digestive system and sleep quality. Chamomile has been used to treat nausea, indigestion, diarrhea, insomnia, and more.
One of the primary benefits of echinacea is its level of antioxidants. This herb can potentially lower glucose levels, enhance your immune system, and treat various skin concerns. Like many of the other medicinal herbs on this list, echinacea also lowers inflammation.
This herb is full of health benefits, including supporting bone health, lowering blood pressure, and having anti-inflammatory properties. Fennel is high in fiber, which can support heart health, digestion, and metabolism.
These seeds are chock-full of nutrients and health benefits. Some of the common benefits include improving testosterone in men and increasing breastmilk production for women. There have also been signs that fenugreek may control glucose levels, and it acts as a natural appetite controller.
Most people know lavender for its exceptional scent. As a result, lavender is largely used in aromatherapy for relaxation and sleep support. Some studies have also shown a positive relationship between lavender and skin and hair disorders.
This herb has no shortage of medicinal uses. Lemon balm has been linked to a reduction in stress and anxiety. It’s also been shown to reduce the effects of nausea, insomnia, menstrual cramps, and headaches.
While the items on this guide to medicinal herbs certainly have benefits, everyone’s body is different. Each of these herbs can have side effects for some people, so do your research and reach out to experts to ensure you won’t experience any complications.
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