6 aromatic herbs to grow indoors
Who doesn’t love the sweet smell of lavender or rosemary by the morning? Better yet when we can enjoy having a small organic garden that gives a fresh touch to the atmosphere of our home; beyond just appreciating the aroma of some herb, we could use them to cook or make a delicious tea that allows unwinding.
Grow some of these plants is really easy and the best thing is that you don’t need a huge garden to grow them at home, a few flower pots, that will be the perfect complement to your decoration, are enough. We invite you to cultivate some of the following herbs, you will not regret the results of having one of these at home.
This is an herb that grows easily and adapts to any type of climatic conditions, it has a lot of beneficial properties to treat stomach pains or respiratory diseases, as well you could use it as a seasoning for certain meals, insect repellent or to perfume a room.
The properties of this plant are mainly aromatic and medicinal, besides its beautiful color is perfect to decorate your home. Its application, either in tea or body oils, helps to relieve stress, anxiety, insomnia, and muscle pains; it is also perfect for improving digestion, decreasing hair loss and eliminating skin bacterias.
Thyme is known for its curative properties to treat different symptoms such as cough, sore throat, stomachache, and different kinds of infections. For cooking, this plant is mostly used to spice any type of meat. Thyme grows quickly and very easily in dry soils with sunlight, whether in an organic garden or in a pot.
This one is perfect to repel any type of insects and pests, it is recommended to plant mint indoors and then move it outside or put it into a garden if you have one. Its properties are mainly aromatic, although you could use it to make tea, desserts or even as a decoration for your meals. It could also be used to cure nasal congestion, headaches or menstrual cramps.
Due to its intense flavor, this herb is mostly used for cooking, although it also works as a home deodorant, anti-inflammatory and even as an insect repellent. You could buy it or plant some seeds in a place where it receives sunlight and fresh air. It is important to consider that this plant should be cultivated year after year.
This herb is perfect for preparing dips and salad dressings, as well as for seasoning certain meals. Among its benefits, it is used to fortify the immune system and eliminate bad breath. Growing it is very easy, you could plant it in a pot or even in a smaller container like a plastic glass, you just need to water it at least 3 days and week and put it in a place with sunlight and shade.