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5 Best Medicinal Plants You Should Grow At Home

Do you want to start a garden? Do you want to grow flowers? Why not substitute those flowers with medicinal plants that will provide you and your family with numerous benefits?

The following is a list of the top five medicinal plants that you should have in your house.

1. Holy basil or tulsi

Tulsi is a must-have plant for any household. In India, it is regarded as a sacred herb. Tulsi leaves are used to treat common colds and flu, as well as stomach conditions, fever, and a variety of other ailments. Aside from that, the tulsi plant also purifies the air.

2. Peppermint

Peppermint has a refreshing flavor and is used in a variety of liquids and chutneys. When it comes to medicinal properties, peppermint is regarded as a good home remedy for indigestion and is also used to treat zits and pimples. Aside from that, peppermint can be used to make a hair pack that will strengthen the hair.

3. Heart- leaved moonseed or giloy

Although not well known, giloy is thought to boost immunity and platelet counts. This medicinal plant is also used to alleviate the effects of diabetes, asthma, and breathing problems. In reality, many of us have used giloy to improve immunity during this corona virus outbreak. Apart from that, giloy is also used to treat skin problems such as wrinkles and other skin problems.

4. Aloe- vera

This is a well-known plant that everybody can have. Aloe vera is the most popular shrub used in the production of medicines and skin-care products. Aloe-vera leaf gel can be used right away. Aloe vera's antioxidants and antimicrobial properties aid in the treatment of ulcers, constipation, and skin problems.

5. Lemongrass

Lemongrass is a fragrant herb. Vitamin B1, vitamin B2, vitamin A, vitamin C, potassium, manganese, and other minerals and vitamins are abundant in it. Lemongrass is used to treat a variety of ailments, including menstrual pain, sore throat, high blood pressure, insomnia, and fever.

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