4 MEDICINAL PLANTS YOU SHOULD ALWAYS HAVE AT HOME

4 MEDICINAL PLANTS YOU SHOULD ALWAYS HAVE AT HOME
The best medicinal plants to always have in the house – quite a title right? Recently I was asked what plants that I thought should always be on hand. After a little time, I came up with a list of 4 that I thought would be the best medicinal plants that had many uses for the body.

Whether providing you with delicious additions to your evening meal or helping to soothe your aching belly or your sun-kissed skin, there is an endless source of medicinal bounty to be found in this four plants. 

Consider making an effort to always have these 4 plants.


1. Onions


Crushed onions with a little olive oil added to them to make a gel are very effective in treating scars and red spots from rashes. Apply the gel for 15 minutes and then wash off with warm water (watch out for the smell though, most people don’t find the smell of raw onions appealing).

2. Aloe Vera


The sap from aloe leaves are good for the skin and they help fight wrinkles, stretch marks, uneven skin tone and relieve the pain from cuts bruises and burns. The sap also fights certain bacteria and fungi so it is a good natural solution for conditions associated with these such as ringworm and fungal infections.

3. Beetroot


Beetroots contain various minerals and vitamins such as potassium, iron and vitamins A, B6 and C. These are important in maintaining good health. It also has antioxidants that have been linked with the prevention of cancer as well as lowering blood pressure.

4. Garlic


Garlic apart from being used as a spice to flavor food has many health benefits. It helps fight against high blood pressure and high cholesterol as well as much other heart and circulatory system diseases. It contains a chemical called allicin which is responsible for its strong odor and health benefits.
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