Culinary herbs not only spice our food. Their special ingredients significantly influence our well-being. In former days, herbalists like druids, herb women and midwives knew how to use the healing powers of the herbs. Nowadays, more and more herbs are used in medicine. Not only in alternative but also in conventional medicine in form of teas or compresses.
Culinary herbs on the balcony or in the garden
Culinary herbs are easily cultivated on the balcony or in the garden. Like this, the household remedies are available rapidly. Culinary herbs are supporting recovery but don’t replace medical advice.
There is a herb against every ailment
As a popular saying goes: “There is a herb against every ailment.” Especially in former days, medicinal herbs were of major importance. More and more, the ancient knowledge is revived.
Herbs against stress, sleep disturbances and muscular tensions
Parsley: Parsley contains vitamins A, B and C; it is found in several dishes and is available the whole year round. Parsley not only is used for general gastrointestinal problems but it also supports kidneys and bladder. Furthermore, it has a mood-lifting effect and cares for inner peace. Therefore, it is perfect for stress reduction. The culinary herb can also be used as essential oil or tea.
Basil: Basil not only tastes well in a pesto. Also, enjoyed as tea, gargling solution, tincture or oil it is a real health elixir. Basil strengthens our nerves and cares for a calm sleep. Further applications: stomach and kidney troubles, inflammations and joint pains, headache, menopausal symptoms and depressions. Hint: use basil-oil when suffering under headache, dizziness or stress. Massaged on forehead and temples it cares for relaxation.
Coriander: Are you suffering under digestion problems or pain in the neck? Here, coriander is a good household remedy. Coriander-tea activates digestion. Coriander-oil eases muscular tensions.
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