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12 Healthy Herbs To Grow Indoors This Winter
Aug 11, 2016
12 Healthy Herbs To Grow Indoors This Winter

A number of health issues can be handled by employing herbs for their treatment within a short time interval. Herbs are plants that are required by any individual without considering the season, but it is difficult to find these at others' places and hence, masses used to grow herbs in their own garden because of their requirement in the daily routine.

Even many herbs are consumed on a regular basis with food or sometimes directly. Winter season is a dry time of year that forces everyone to stay at home only and do not allow people to stay outdoors for a long duration. Plants are also living organisms and in cold season they also need shelter to protect themselves from cold otherwise they become lifeless.

The herbs that can be grown indoors in winter are:

1. Parsley plant:

Parsley is a medicinal plant that possesses anti-inflammatory, antibacterial and antioxidant properties that have healing power to treat bad breath, diabetes, gastrointestinal disorder, kidney stone, cough, and digestion problem.

2. Mint:  


Mint is a fertile source of vitamin A, vitamin C and iron that is good for blood sugar, digestion, nausea, headache and improvement of respiratory organs.

3. Cilantro or Coriander:


Cilantro or coriander is another herb that can be raised indoors. It has rich contents of minerals and vitamin that aids digestion, reduce stress in the liver, promote the better production of insulin, controls cholesterol and helps in relieving gastric and upset tummy.

4. Tarragon plant:

Tarragon is known for its fragrance and it is likewise a rich source of vitamin A and vitamin C, iron, zinc, magnesium, and calcium. It aids as a remedy for symptoms of anorexia and intestinal upsets. It fights mouth pain, anxiety, bad breath and stomach pain also. 

5. Chives:

Chives are one of the herbs that have properties that keep, the insects and pests away from the dwelling. It is a plenteous source of vitamin A and vitamin C and phytochemicals which have the antioxidant property that slims the probability of risk of certain cancers including stomach and breast.

6. Basil:


Basil has rich contents of vitamins A, C and K and minerals like magnesium, calcium, potassium, and iron. It cuts stress, calms nerves, detoxify the liver, clears skin blemishes and works as an insect repellent.

7. Lemon balm:

Lemon balm is a herbaceous plant with numerous benefits including, nourishment to the nerves and stomach, treats digestive problems, heal animal and insect bites, slims down the effects  of a headache, stress, fever, depression, and insomnia.

8. Aloe Vera:


Everyone is known for the benefits of aloe Vera and have an aloe Vera plant in their houses. It is not merely good for health, but it also delivers benefits to the skin.

It assists in reducing sun tan, reactions and dark spots on the peel. The wellness benefits of aloe there is healthy digestion, to keep weight under control and ulcerative colitis.

9. Ginger:


Ginger is a spicy food that is famous for calming nausea and motion sickness, eases sore muscles, reduces symptoms of arthritis, and slims down the growth of cancer cells and reducing inflammation.

10. Rosemary:


Rosemary has a very solid and adorable smell that has rich contents of carnosic acid and antioxidant. The consumption of rosemary is helpful in limiting the increasing weight and improve cholesterol levels.

11. Sage:

Sage has rich content of many vitamins and minerals that helps in bundles of problems, including, digestive problems, cold, fever, sore throats, gingivitis, painful gums, heal skin and eliminate body odor.

12. Bay:

Bay has a small bush or tree that can be grown indoors and has a number of benefits including, anti-inflammatory, controls diabetes, improves hair health, promotes digestion and respiration, reduces stress and anxiety and slims down the chances of malignant neoplastic disease. 

Bottom line:

It is advised to grow these healthy herbal plants indoors so that these plants can be provided sufficient temperature should be provided and growth can be boosted. Due to cold weather each and every individual needs these herbs for keeping themselves hale and hearty.

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