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A Look At Different Medicinal Herbs And Their Uses

Medicinal Herbs And Their Uses It is important to understand the many different uses of medicinal herbs. Nettle, for example, helps in cleaning as well as detoxifying and can treat hay fever and asthma as well as itchy skin and it can also slow down the level of bleeding. On the other hand, herbal teas are wonderful tonics and one of the most useful herbal plants.

 

Lemon balm will treat your common cold and it can provide relief from headaches and it also helps to provide relief from stomach pains and cramps. There are other medicinal herbs that provide other benefits including lemon basil tea that can help to treat a case of nausea and it can also provide relief from dysentery. When consumed as tea it will help to bring down your fever.

 

Sacred basil is another wonderful herb with medicinal properties and it will provide relief from stomach pain and from the suffering caused by rheumatism. Wild Bergamot leaves can be used to make tea which when consumed will help to treat common colds.
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Tips For Growing Herbs

Tips For Growing HerbsThe art of growing herbs dates back to many thousands of long years and the applications for these herbs have involved both medicinal as well as culinary purposes. In these modern times, herbs provide us with fragrances as well as flavors and are also a very important part of your kitchen garden.

 

The best part about growing herbs is that you do not need a lot of land in order to do the growing and in fact a small plot can provide you with many uses and it will be easy to grow all the herbs that you want for your personal use.

 

Another endearing thing about wanting to grow herbs is that they are very easy to grow and even people that have never grown anything before will not have a problem in raising herbs in their home gardens.

 

The best time to plant the herbs is during the spring months and it is also possible to create a wonderful herb garden in your home that is attractive and which helps to grow bountiful numbers of herbs. A formal herb garden needs use of formal growing techniques of which many have come down from the ages. For example [Read the rest of this entry...]

How You Can Use Culinary Herbs

Culinary HerbsHerbs have been used by mankind well before they started to record history and culinary herbs in fact have been known to man for almost as long. The earliest recorded instance of their use was in the first century and later in the seventeenth century there was mention of seventy three different such herbs that were being used in salads.

 

In the modern times, culinary herbs have invited more attention and there is a veritable resurgence in their use. People that are in need of cooking healthy foods are looking to these herbs that do not contain fat or calories and so are truly beneficial to our health; this is making them want to find out more about these herbs and their uses.

 

Even doctors recommend their use, especially when they recommend their patients to consume diets with limited salt intake; such herbs can enhance the flavor of the dish and do so without adding any sodium to the foods.

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Videos

Paul James’ GGTV – Culinary Herbs – @ gardenerguy.com

I love to grow culinary herbs. What, you don’t believe me? Take a look for yourself. For more great gardening advice visit www.gardenerguy.com

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Growing Herbs : How to Grow Ginger

In order to grow ginger, make sure the environment is never lower than 40 degrees, and try to grow it in the hottest and sunniest spot available. Grow ginger, a plant with beautiful red, yellow and orange flowers, with tips from an experienced gardener in this free video on gardening and growing herbs. Expert: Yolanda Vanveen Contact: www.vanveenbulbs.com Bio: Yolanda Vanveen is a third-generation flower grower and sustainable gardener who lives in Kalama, Wash. She is the owner of vanveenbulbs.com. Filmmaker: Daron Stetner

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