What is in our kitchens and growing in our gardens are excellent sources for healing. What we eat in fact becomes our body and the subtle part of what we are eating has a great play on the mind and thought waves (vritiis). Looking to nature is the best way to heal gently and with long-term effect that is kind to the whole system. Even smelling the essence of these herbs can bring the desired effect to the system, aromatherapy being a technique used for therapy dating back to the ancient civilizations of Egypt, India, Arabia, China and Greece.
Many flowers, herbs and plants have many healing qualities that can be a natural antiseptic, antibiotic, anti-inflammatory, or help to ease headaches, mental tension and even bad circulation or weight loss. It is just having the knowledge of what herb has what benefits, here are some pointers as to what to include into your diet for what reason.
Eases nervousness, exhaustion, depression, anxiety. Boosts memory and concentration, promotes alertness. Helps to combat bronchitis, gout, asthma, colds, loss of concentration. Can cause skin irritation.
Helps to combat cellulite, flatulence, flu, rheumatism.
Helps to relieve nausea, headaches, digestive issues and coughs.
Eases colds, flu, digestion and menstrual problems, rheumatism, kidney troubles, it is a stimulant. Good for nervous tension and stress reliever. Increases circulation and is great for convalescence.
Good insect repellant. Is a stimulant.
Antibacterial, antiseptic, prevents infection. Relieves asthma, nausea, sinusitis, toothaches, diarrhoea and is a sedative.
Good source of vitamins and minerals, boosts digestion, good for anemia, indigestion, reduces risk of cancer.
Helps ease tension and stress, increases energy and relieves a sluggish mind. Helps ease muscle pain and toxins in the body.
Digestive aid, aids aching joints, muscular aches and pains, aids circulation, relieves arthritis loss of appetite, colds, flu, fever and nervous exhaustion. Is great for convalescence.
Used for relaxing, healing and calming. Good for insect bits, eczema, sunburn, depression, stress, high blood pressure, headache and hypertension, nervous tension.
Helps increase awareness and ease mental fatigue. Improves concentration and digestion, combats stress, chest problems, blocked intestines.
Mint or peppermint
Is Cooling and refreshing, helps reduce fever, nausea and acne, skin irritation. Good for general fatigue. Travel sickness and painful periods.
A natural antibiotic, good for constipation, stomach problems, is a sedative and is tranquilizing.
Good for respiratory and circulatory disorders, muscular and rheumatic pain. Promotes hair growth. Good insect repellent. Improves mood, good to protect against infection and boosts the immune system. Detoxifies the body.
Jaya Ganesha Jaya Ganesha Jaya Ganesha Pahimam
Sri Ganesha Sri Ganesha Sri Ganesha Rakshimam
Enjoy knowing your way around your herb garden
AUM shanti shanti shanti
Mangala / Nicky.