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VIOLA is anti-inﬂammatory, good for treating eczema and skin irritations, and for loosening phlegm.
ST JOHN’S WORT is regularly prescribed to treat depression and PMT, and is used topically for skin conditions.
SAGE has antiseptic and antibacterial properties, and can be used to soothe coughs, colds and congestion.
ROSEMARY helps boost memory and concentration, improves mood and sweetens breath.
PEPPERMINT treats digestive upsets, headaches and wind. Make tea with the leaves.
MARIGOLD is good for sunburn and acne, and also digestive upsets and ulcers.
LEMON BALM relieves nervous tension and anxiety, promotes sleep and can help treat cold sores.
LAVENDER calms, eases pain and is antiseptic, making it a useful topical treatment for cuts and bites.
ECHINACEA boosts the immune system, shortening the duration and severity of colds.
CHAMOMILE soothes indigestion and colic, eases tension and can be used topically for skin irritation.
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|Rosario on 10 September 2013 ,12:49 |
Herbs are really useful. It helps us in many different aspect of life most of all rosemary, that helps us to improves mood and sweetens breath... wow! :)
|Lily Siow on 24 July 2013 ,16:24 |
The article on plants for healing is SUPER... I have lemon Balm... it's good for cough too. Family has been using this herb for more than 60 years.. my grand parents' pass down the method to us for cure of cough.. Cheers..
|Ed Buisan on 31 March 2013 ,11:49 |
oh i almost forgot - the healing properties of these plants are unquestionable..they work great.. =)
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