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Understanding the therapeutic properties of herbs

OUR TIP

Oregano’s essential oil is used to combat digestive problems, respiratory tract infections, headaches, and loss of appetite.
Did you know that herbs often have high therapeutic powers? We will unpack certain therapeutic properties of various herbs that you can grow at home. It can be a good way to avoid the drugstore for a long time!
Understanding the therapeutic properties of herbs
photo © Elizabeth Evelyn from the Local Milk Blog

BASIL

Basil has a stimulating effect on the adrenal glands. It is useful in case of fatigue, anxiety and stress.

MARJORAM

Marjoram is a herb that is very rich in vitamin C and tonic. It's a valuable antispasmodic and helps in cases of nervousness, menstrual pain, and migraines.

MINT

Mint is beneficial because it contains digestive properties and it is used to combat asthma and nausea. The pure menthol from the leaves of this herb can be applied to the skin for a slight anesthetic effect.

OREGANO

Oregano’s essential oil is used to combat digestive problems, respiratory tract infections, headaches, and loss of appetite.

PARSLEY

Parsley is a diuretic, depurative and anti-anaemic. Its leaves have a high content of vitamins A and C, as well as minerals.

ROSEMARY

Rosemary has tonic and stimulant properties of gastrointestinal, diuretic and cardiac functions. It promotes digestion, appetite and has a positive effect against nervous breakdowns.

SAGE

Sage has bactericidal and diuretic properties. In general, it is a stimulant and tea made from sage is great in cases of depression. It is also suitable for exterior skin use in case of dermatitis and eczema. For external use it has also antiseptic, healing, astringent and tonic (do not use too many high doses!) properties.

THYME

Thyme has been used since ancient times for its balsamic, antiseptic, stimulating, and antibiotic properties.
Banner photo © Elizabeth Evelyn from the Local Milk Blog

OUR TIP

Oregano’s essential oil is used to combat digestive problems, respiratory tract infections, headaches, and loss of appetite.
Did you know that herbs often have high therapeutic powers? We will unpack certain therapeutic properties of various herbs that you can grow at home. It can be a good way to avoid the drugstore for a long time!
Understanding the therapeutic properties of herbs
photo © Elizabeth Evelyn from the Local Milk Blog

BASIL

Basil has a stimulating effect on the adrenal glands. It is useful in case of fatigue, anxiety and stress.

MARJORAM

Marjoram is a herb that is very rich in vitamin C and tonic. It's a valuable antispasmodic and helps in cases of nervousness, menstrual pain, and migraines.

MINT

Mint is beneficial because it contains digestive properties and it is used to combat asthma and nausea. The pure menthol from the leaves of this herb can be applied to the skin for a slight anesthetic effect.

OREGANO

Oregano’s essential oil is used to combat digestive problems, respiratory tract infections, headaches, and loss of appetite.

PARSLEY

Parsley is a diuretic, depurative and anti-anaemic. Its leaves have a high content of vitamins A and C, as well as minerals.

ROSEMARY

Rosemary has tonic and stimulant properties of gastrointestinal, diuretic and cardiac functions. It promotes digestion, appetite and has a positive effect against nervous breakdowns.

SAGE

Sage has bactericidal and diuretic properties. In general, it is a stimulant and tea made from sage is great in cases of depression. It is also suitable for exterior skin use in case of dermatitis and eczema. For external use it has also antiseptic, healing, astringent and tonic (do not use too many high doses!) properties.

THYME

Thyme has been used since ancient times for its balsamic, antiseptic, stimulating, and antibiotic properties.
Banner photo © Elizabeth Evelyn from the Local Milk Blog