12 Garden Variety Herbal Remedies

Herbal remedies can be an affordable, just-as-good alternative to traditional medicine.

And the best part about them is that you can grow them in your own backyard.

From garlic, chilli peppers, ginger… the list goes on.

These herbal remedies don’t just get rid of common ailments like coughs and colds, some of them are real power herbs as they can get rid of pain and even prevent certain cancers.

Garden Variety Herbal Remedies in Pots

If you’d like to embrace a more natural approach to be healthier – here are some of your garden variety herbs, spices and vegetables that you can grow yourself:

Our Top 12 Garden Variety Herbal Remedies:

  1. Aloe Vera – Helps treat wounds and burns with its antibacterial, antifungal and antiviral properties. Also acts as a natural laxative and helps cure skin ailments.
  2. Basil – Helps sooth tummy aches. It is also rich in antibacterial and antiviral properties.
  3. Cayenne – This spice is a powerhouse as it helps relieve arthritis and rheumatism pain. It’s also a great alternative medicine for colds, coughs, sore throats, headaches, fever and infections.
  4. Dandelion – Dandelion helps increase ovarian hormones. Thus, it is great for women experiencing PMS and menopause.
  5. Eucalyptus – Eucalyptus contains lots of anti-infectious, antibacterial and antiviral properties. Also popularly known for helping relieve colds and coughs.
  6. Feverfew – This herb helps alleviate headaches, migraines and fever.
  7. Ginger – Helps get rid of nausea, motion sickness and vomiting. It is also great for circulatory problems, indigestion and as an antioxidant.
  8. Lavender – The scent of lavender helps to sooth and relax the senses. When used as herbal remedy, it can help with burns and common skin conditions.
  9. Oregano – This is a powerful antibiotic that can help neutralise germs more effectively than even the best chemical antibiotics.
  10. Rosemary – It supports the liver and works against cirrhosis. It is also a great antiseptic, antibacterial and detox remedy.
  11. Sage – Can be used as an astringent. It also helps with anxiety, abdominal disorders and pain.
  12. Thyme – This is an immunity booster which also helps cognitive development.

There are many other herbal remedies that you can start adding to your backyard garden. Most of these herbs and spices can be grown in pots, and require minimal maintenance.

If you are serious about living a healthier lifestyle, these herbs will not only keep common ailments at bay – they’ll also strengthen your immune system for a healthier, stronger you.

And what’s even more amazing…

You can use these garden variety herbal remedies in your daily cooking!

Rosemary, sage and thyme go very well with meat dishes. Cayenne will add depth and spiciness to your stews. And basil can be used in baking breads and in your pasta sauces.

It’s time to get creative with your cooking, and in turn, you will come to enjoy better health and wellbeing.

If you’re not sure which herbal remedies are best for you, visit us at Elements London.

Our Chinese and Traditional Herbal Remedy Specialists will be glad to give you more insight into the best herbal remedies for your unique lifestyle.

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