Grow Herbal Remedies at Home
Though it may be winter in some parts of the world, it’s not too early to think about growing therapeautic plants in your garden. Regular spa-goers know that popular treatments often incorporate herbal remedies into their treatments. With a small investment of seeds or young plants, you can have these benefits at home whenever you like.
Lavender. Spas everywhere use fragrant lavender to ease tension and relax clients. A natural antidepressant, lavender helps calm anxiety and relax muscles. Lavender oil also contains linalool, which is used to treat skin irritations.
Ginseng. Perhaps you’ve been offered a cup of ginseng tea at a spa. That’s because this herb is thought to boost the immune system, stimulate the secretion of adrenalin, help fight fatigue and help focus concentration. Ginseng is one of several powerful anti-oxidants and anti-inflammatories.
Chamomile. Because of it’s anti-inflammatory and mild sedtive qualities, this soothing therapeutic herb often served as tea, in spas and in the sickroom.
Rosemary. As a restorative, rosemary can improve digestion, relax the body and sometimes even relieve cramping.