Plants for healing

 Treat common ailments and add to the beauty cabinet in a cost-effective way by growing medicinal plants.

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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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