Sow your seeds, water, and watch your medicinal herb garden grow!
- Arnica ~ Used for sprains, bruises, soaks, compresses, and an ingredient for salves and oils.
- Ashwagandha ~ Used for physical and mental exhaustion.
- Astragalus ~ Used for its immune enhancing qualities. Improves function of liver, lungs, and spleen.
- Black Cohosh ~ Used for controlling the infamous “hot flashes” of menopause.
- Borage ~ Delightful blue/purple flowers for salads, teas and desserts. Put them in ice cube trays for floral icecubes. Gladdens the heart.
- Burdock ~ Leaves make a lovely poultice for skin damage.
- Calendula ~ Premier healing agent in salves, tinctures or applied to external injuries.
- California Poppy ~ Works well for calming children and adults who have sensitive constitutions.
- Cayenne Pepper ~ The fruit is widely used in cooking and contains capsaicin, which can help with some pain management.
- German Chamomile ~Perfect for gentle bedtime sedation or for treating stomachache.
- Chickweed ~ Used daily, the herb will assist in weight reduction programs.
- Echinacea Angustifolia ~ Beloved medicinal that is used for its immune enhancing properties.
- Ephedra ~ A natural adrenergic stimulant to the central nervous system and a bronchodilator for treating colds and asthma.
- Evening Primrose ~ Some women report alleviation of PMS by eating the plant and the seeds.
- Feverfew ~ Fresh leaves are tonic to prevent migraines.
- Hibiscus ~ The flowers are used to make tea, and are also a mild diuretic and laxative.
- Hyssop ~ This mildly anti-viral and expectorant herb makes an excellent tea to treat the common cold.
- Lemon Balm ~ Favorite tea herb for its aromatic & sedative uses. Mildly anti-viral.
- Licorice ~ A demulcent and expectorant, essential herbal treatment for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, adrenal exhaustion or gastric ulcer.
- Marshmallow ~ Enhances immune function. Makes a healing tea that is soothing to throat and urinary tract.
- Meadowsweet ~ Anti-inflammatory and pain relieving.
- Mullein ~ Used as tea or tincture for moistening mucous membranes. A great soothing agent for the throat, bronchia, and lungs.
- Plantain ~ Anti-microbial and anti-inflammatory. Particularly useful as a first-aid poultice and for dental infections.
- Purslane ~ Eaten fresh as a salad herb, and is a great source of omega-3 fatty acids.
- Sage ~ The leaves are used in cooking, and tea from the leaves acts as an astringent and can help relieve itching.
- Summer Savory ~ Widely used in cooking, and has traditionally been used to treat stomach upsets.
- Stevia ~ 250 times sweeter than sugar. A flavoring agent, a wound healer, a treatment for hypoglycemia and a digestive aid.
- Thyme ~ Used in cooking and for its astringent and antibiotic properties.
- Tulsi (Holy Basil) ~ Adaptogenic, antifungal, antibacterial, immune enhancing, and of the Ayurvedic tradition.
- Yarrow ~ Yarrow flowers are fabulous for their anti-septic and anti-inflammatory properties.
You can buy certified organically grown seeds from Mountain Rose Herbs.