Powerful Herbs: See the Benefits and Learn How to Grow them at Home

If you always wanted to have a vegetable garden, but think that the place is small, see the tips on How to grow plants without taking up much space. In addition to useful foods in the kitchen, you’ll have a source of herbs that they only do good for your health.

Some plants can be grown in apartments or in the House, as Mint, chives, parsley, mint, oregano, thyme, basil, pepper, cilantro, etc. Others are ideal for backyards and outdoor areas: rosemary, bilberry, lemon balm, lemon grass, Chamomile, celery, Sage, etc.

How to plant

1- Place expanded clay or rubble, or small pieces of tiles in the vase or planter.

2- Then, add the substrate, which can be vegetable or earth earth mixed with humus.

3- If planting saplings or branches, make a hole deep enough to accommodate the roots and part of the stem. In the case of seeds, it is necessary to make a hole of approximately 5 cm, sow and cover it with Earth.

4- Drizzle soon after planting, so that the Earth was moist. Let the vase in a cool place and that has good lighting.

Health benefits

Rosemary: indicated for poor digestion, cough, bronchitis, asthma, rheumatism and heart problems.

Bilberry: ideal to combat the hangover, heartburn, indigestion and constipation.

Chamomile: reduces anxiety, insomnia, intestinal cramps, headaches and poor digestion.

Grass-lim: works as soothing, AIDS in digestion and eliminates intestinal gas.

Lemongrass: acts against stress, insomnia, anxiety, constipation, headache, hypertension, symptoms of PMS and indigestion.

Fennel: to decongest the lungs and fight swellings, gases and constipated.

Mint: helps sputum, blood circulation and brain function, in addition to alleviate bronchitis, intestinal cramps, bad breath, flu and fever.

Basil: helps digestion of fats, combat rheumatic pain respiratory problems.

Salsa: give more strength to the immune system, helps blood circulation, diminishes the bad digestion, anemia and abdominal cramps.