Herbs have been used for thousands of years as a means of healing and we still see them being relied on today. They come in all different forms but can easily be found in your own backyard.
It’s important to note that herbal healing isn’t a replacement for medical care and should be used in conjunction with professional medical treatment, but it can help ease tensions and bring healing to the body when it’s necessary.
Here is a list of some common healing herbs you can find growing in your backyard.
Aloe is a healing plant that can be used both internally and topically. When taken orally, the healing properties in aloe juice help to soothe ulcers, kill parasites, regulate blood pressure, prevent cancer cells from growing, and are anti-inflammatory. Aloe is also known for healing burns when applied topically without discomfort or pain. Keep a potted aloe in your home to take advantage of its healing properties.
Daily tea consumption is healing for the digestive system, liver, gallbladder, and pancreas, but chamomile has healing properties that can be used externally as well. For burns or wounds, use dried flowers steeped in water to form a healing liquid. Chamomile is healing when applied topically and can be used for healing scars, rashes, hemorrhoids, wounds, earaches, bug bites, and skin irritations.
One of the most popular healing herbs in the world is frankincense because it has healing properties that help with just about everything, from healing skin irritations and healing wounds topically to healing the digestive system when taken orally. It is said that frankincense has anti-tumor properties and helps with healing cancerous tumors in the body.
Garlic may not be a perfect healing remedy for everyone, but it’s still an ancient healing herb that’s worth investigating. It has healing properties that help with healing the respiratory system, healing wounds topically, healing digestive issues, healing sinuses, and lungs. This plant is also known to boost the immune system and improve cardiovascular health.
Lavender can help with healing wounds when applied topically, but it also has healing properties that help with the nervous system, the respiratory system, healing wounds topically, healing digestive issues, healing acne and skin irritations, soothing nerves, and muscle pain in the body.
If you have a garden or even if you don’t but want to grow an herb for healing purposes in your backyard, mint is a healing herb that is well worth including. Mint can help with healing the digestive system and respiratory system and has healing properties in the liver and gallbladder, but it also has healing benefits when applied topically. Mint can be used to soothe nerves and heal muscle pain in the body when used as a topical application.
Oregano is healing for the respiratory system, but it also has healing benefits that can be used to treat acne and skin irritations, heal wounds topically, relieve muscle pain in the body, soothe nerves, and boost immunity. Its healing properties are anti-inflammatory as well, which help with rheumatoid arthritis.
Rosemary has healing properties that help with healing the respiratory system, healing wounds topically, and even killing cancerous cells in the body. This herb is also known to improve memory and boost immunity as well.