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6 Incredibly Healthy & Healing Medicinal Herbs You Can Grow at Home

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We all love gardening as it is a great way to add some greenery and a breath of fresh air around our home. I am sure you all must have your own list of plants which you would love to grow in your garden.

But, here is a list of some plants which, due to their medicinal properties, become a must have for your garden.

  1. Aloe Vera

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Well to begin with, Aloe Vera is a plant which always holds the top spot for its immensely useful medicinal properties.

The plant contains a thick gel which is said to have 18 out of the 20 amino acids present in our body. Acemannan, a complex carbohydrate which is made up of Vitamin A, B, C and E, is capable of supplying your body cells with a high amount of nutrition.

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The gel can be applied on the skin to moisturize it and prevent it from acne. It can also be applied over severe burns and injuries for immediate relief.

  1. Indian Lilac (Neem) 

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The Neem tree has proven to be really helpful for providing a number of health benefits. It is known be the most widely used herb in Ayurveda. The Neem plant helps in removing acne and dandruff and treating medical problems like ulcers, fever, coughs and improving the digestive system.

  1. Holy Basil (Tulsi) 

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It has become a common plant in every household due to its medicinal benefits. Tulsi tea is highly recommended for preventing any kind of fever, even malaria.

You should start drinking Tulsi tea on a regular basis as it will help you by improving insulin sensitivity and regulating blood sugar. In addition to improving heart rate,

Tulsi will also help in dissolving kidney stones and treating cancer.

  1. Marsh Mallow

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Just like the leaves of Aloe Vera, Marsh Mallow leaves are really edible. They are known for treating all kinds of irritations and other problems in the urinary mucus membranes.

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You can apply the root of this plant on your skin for treating bruises, insect bites and splinters.

  1. Rennet (Ashwagandha)

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Known as a rejuvenating herb, Ashwagandha helps in improving physical and mental health. It helps in both energizing and calming the body at the same time.

You can start consuming it by adding it in your tea. Ashwagandha is an importance medicinal herb as it helps in treating depressing, improving immunity and reducing joint pain and swelling.

  1. Pot Marigold

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It has the ability of growing in any kinds of soil. It is well known as the best remedy for all kinds of skin problems. You can apply it on your skin for getting rid of bites, sprays,

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wounds and sore eyes. If you start including its petals in your tea, it will help you in improving your blood circulation and easing the varicose veins. Internally,

Pot Marigold is used for treating fever and chronic infections. If you have corns and warts on your skin, you can start applying the crushed petals for treating them.

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