You don’t need much space to grow your own healing herbs. Some of the best known, most effective medicinal herbs will grow in a pot on your window sill or on a small veranda. Many of the herbs that we use to flavor our food also have proven medicinal benefits that include anti-inflammatory, antifungal, and antibacterial compounds.
Use them to take the sting from an insect bite, flush toxins from the system, settle your digestive system, or boost your metabolism. You can even use them to get a good night’s sleep, and many of them taste great in food too.
You can save time and money growing your own herbs. Don’t know where to start? This infographic offers advice on what to grow, where to grow it, and how you can use the herbs. All of these herbs are easy to grow, and in a pot, you control their environment. You can grow them from seed or buy seedlings from the nursery.
Having an indoor medicinal garden is about more than just the healing offered. The plants present a sensual experience from touch to taste and aroma. Start with these six herbs and you’ll soon be adding to your herb collection.