Types of medicinal plants to have at home

Types of medicinal plants to have at home

 Learn how to grow medicinal herbs at home and what are the main types for home gardens.

The use of medicinal plants in the treatment of pain and discomfort is an old practice, but nowadays this practice has gained prominence with the trend of residential gardens , which promotes the cultivation not only of plants for culinary use but also species of healing herbs.

It doesn't take much to have a beautiful garden with healing herbs as these species reproduce well even in pots. They promote many health benefits and you can have them in your backyard or even indoors.

Garden with healing herbs 

Before setting up a garden with healing herbs at home, make sure you get seedlings from reputable places, so that you know exactly what you are planting and how to grow the seeds .

Get to know some of the main medicinal plants to have at home.


Types of medicinal plants to have at home

Rosemary is a very versatile herb, as in addition to being very aromatic and perfect for cooking, it also has medicinal properties. It can be used in compresses to help relieve bruises, contusions, joint and rheumatic pain. Its properties also help in combating migraines, low immunity and memory lapses.


Another species of healing herbs, this one acts directly on the airways serving as a natural anti-inflammatory.

In addition, it has diuretic power, improves digestion, helps treat coughs and has properties that help in several other conditions such as gingivitis, canker sores, acne.


Types of medicinal plants to have at home

In a garden with healing herbs, lavender cannot be missing, which, in addition to being very aromatic, helps to combat insomnia and even lack of appetite. 

Other benefits of growing healing herbs of this species is that it also helps in the treatment of cystitis and bladder inflammation as well as migraines, burns and respiratory problems.


Carqueja infusion helps to fight indigestion and also to reduce blood sugar levels. In addition to all this, it still has anti-inflammatory properties.


Among the species of healing herbs, we have the one whose tea helps in the fight against gas and colic. It is also well known for being a natural relaxant as the plant has a calming and analgesic effect.

Finally, lemon balm is still a good fighter against cold sores.


Types of medicinal plants to have at home

With calming and slightly sedative properties, the benefits of chamomile for health are diverse, this herb still acts as a natural anti-inflammatory and as a digestive tonic. Helps hydrate the skin and facilitates the elimination of gases.


Calendula is a strong ally for relieving colic and regularizing menstruation. It also offers benefits to the skin and helps replenish mineral salts. 

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