The use of medicinal plants by man to improve his health and energy is something that has been done since the origin of mankind.
Many of these medicinal plants are very easy to grow in small gardens and gardens at home.
Today we will discuss some of the medicinal plants to grow at home. Its cultivation is available to everyone and it is not necessary to have knowledge in agriculture to have a small orchard of aromatic plants at home.
Medicinal plants for your home garden
Among the easiest medicinal plants to grow at home due to their characteristics we can mention the following: calendula , lavender and mint .
The common features that make these three medicinal plants quite easy to grow at home are:
They require little care in their cultivation as they are very rustic plants.
They are a lot of space in the garden because they are perennial or annual.
They are prepared very comfortably today that both concoction or pastries made with the leaves and flowers are normally used.
Grow Marigold at home
Calendula is a plant that multiplies by seeds.
Sowing is done in spring in cold places and in spring-autumn in warm places.
It requires little care: an elementary subscriber and regular watering. It is a plant that can be perfectly grown in containers and that offers us a beautiful flowering.
In our online store you can buy marigold seeds to grow them yourself at home and take advantage of their medicinal properties.
Use of calendula as a medicinal plant
Calendula began to be used as a medicinal plant in the ancient Egyptian, Greek and seesaw civilization. It is used to improve the appearance of the skin, relieve burns and to relax the momentum. It is also used as a facial stain remover.
Normally it is used preparing infusions with leaves and flowers that are then taken or applied with a tapestry in the affected area.
Calendula medicinal properties
- Antiseptic(protects against infections and bacteria)
- Improves all patterns of skin related problems(burns, herpes, chafing, pimples, etc …
- Anti – inflammatory.
- Relieves discomfort or stinging in the eyes.
- Antifungals. In organic farming its cultivation is widespread adjacent to vegetables to prevent and combat pests and diseases that attack various varieties of vegetables.
Lavender plant in pots at home
Lavender is an enduring plant that reproduces by seeds.
Sowing is done in spring directly in containers or on the grounds of the garden or park.
It is a plant that stands out for its beautiful blue flowering that takes place in spring and summer. Their care is minimal: it requires excessive exempt irrigation and substrates that drain well so as not to flood.
Use of lavender as a medicinal plant
Being a plant native to the Mediterranean basin, lavender began to use such a medicinal plant by the Phoenicians, Greeks and Romans. It is mainly used to combat nervousness, problems with the scalp, relieve insect bites both mosquitoes and muscle problems.
The medicinal properties of lavender are used making use of its flowers through essential oils, plaster or infusions taken.
Medicinal properties of lavender.
Lavender has many medicinal properties, through them we can highlight:
- Soothes the headaches and toothaches.
- Fight dandruff.
- Give vigor to the hair.
- Relieves insect bites.
- Lavender is grown in the organic garden to attract pollinating insects such as bees and to repel insect attacks such as aphids.
Mint plant at home
Peppermint is the most comfortable medicinal plant to grow of all, it only requires water and a good mulch.
Its increase is by seeds and these are sown in spring.
It reproduces very quickly being an invasive plant which is advised to grow alone.
You can find different varieties of peppermint, the best known are peppermint, peppermint and peppermint (peppermint)
You can get all these seeds in our store to sow them comfortably at home.
Medicinal use of mint
Peppermint stands out for its use to relieve respiratory and digestible problems.
The use of mint is made especially by infusions and vapors prepared with its leaves.
Medicinal benefits of mint
- Relieves gangous bottleneck.
- Improves digestion.
- Fights epigastrium calvary caused by gases.
- Relieves cough
- Fight bad breath.
- These would be the three easiest medicinal plants to grow in small orchards at home and that have more use to improve various health problems thanks to their medicinal properties.