Herbs are plants that are used for food, medicine, or decoration. It is a very special group of plants that have always been part of civilizations since time immemorial. Herbs were used to worship gods and to cure tribal ailments as well. These days, herbs are also used to produce fragrances, soaps, and lotions with a bonus of having medicinal or therapeutic effects that soothe or calm.
It is very natural to resort to herbs whenever you want non-commercial, all-natural solutions to what ails you. It seems like second nature already to go back to what our ancestors have taught us to do whenever we didnâ€™t feel well. Well, all these commercialized pharmaceutical products wonâ€™t be possible anyway if not for the herbs that carried their active ingredients. Herbs are very easy to grow. You could incorporate them into your existing garden or just provide a few spare cans or pots for them on your sink or window sill. You could even just get them at herb shops or markets if you donâ€™t have the time or space to grow them. Take a look at this list of medicinal herbs and their uses so that you may have an idea of what herbs you need the most:
1. Aloe vera
Basil makes it in the list of medicinal herbs and their uses because this is one of the basic ones that should be present in every herb garden. It makes pasta dishes more delicious and is a tasty garnish for any dish. It also soothes the stomach.
Â 18. Lantana
Oregano is usually added to pasta and meat dishes. It could also be usedÂ to relieve you of bloating, headaches, flatulence, and cough.
Make sure that you consult your doctor before you try any of the plants in the list of medicinal herbs and their uses. Â This is to ensure your optimal health and to see if any of these herbs are suited for your present health status.