Category Archives: Medicinal Garden

Growing medicinal plants for good health.

Daisies – Flowers That Heal

Daisies are loved because of their simplicity and their lively colors. Their Latin name is Bellis parennis, which stands for "pretty", and "everlasting", respectively. Moreover, the name "daisy" is thought to be a modification of "day's eye", as they close their petals at night, and open them in the morning. They have been grown in...
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Herbal Medicine Chest in Your Backyard

What could be easier than growing an herb garden with no effort? Of course, you'll have to harvest your weeds, but you would do that anyhow: it's called weeding. Spring is an especially fertile time for harvesting your weeds - roots and all - and turning them into medicines. Here then are some tips on how...
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Growing Medicinal Plants in Your Kitchen Garden

"Food is our medicine; medicine is our food" - Aristotle Long hours of work, unhealthy eating, less sleep, more pressure are all putting our bodies and health at a great risk. Diabetes, obesity, thyroid malfunctioning, arthritis, cardiovascular diseases are all interlinked and can be controlled only by healthy food. Greens, vegetables, fruits and nuts are great...
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Remedies From Your Flower Bed

The flowers in your garden can often do more than just look beautiful. They can be used as home remedies in many different categories. They can be used as aromatherapy, to help you relax, and to clean wounds. All it takes is a bit of knowledge. Read more

Key Plants for Medicinal Gardening

If you want to garden for health, there are a few key plants that you will want to have as part of your medicinal garden. It is well documented that from the beginning of time we have depended on herbaceous plants to cure all sorts of ailments and diseases. Even the earliest writings by the...
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Healing Trees for Ailing Man – Neem

Once upon a time in a village in India, there lived a farmer and his wife. The farmer decided to go to the nearby town, to try his luck. His wife did not want him to leave. So she sought advice from the sage who lived beside the village temple. 'Do not stop him. But ask...
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Seeds That Heal

Some of the seeds I'll be talking about are probably in your spice rack right now. Seeds can be very useful as flavoring agents, though many have to be ground to be useful. They also have properties that might be a bit surprising. (more…)...
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Flower Garden or Herbal Remedies?

My husband and I often have "spirit filled discussions" on the plants I like to grow, particularly those in the front flower garden. He wants ornamental plants and I want plants that can serve more than one purpose. Fortunately for both of us, many ornamental plants do have a second job. Read more

5 Medicinal Herbs Everyone Should Grow

I grew up around plants. My mother has always gardened (on a rather large scale), and my grandmother owned and operated a greenhouse. As an adult, I have planted a lot of herbs, vines and trees. I may have a postage stamp of a lawn, but I still grow plenty of my own food and...
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