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15 healthy herbs you should grow in your garden

Healthy herbs means herbs that you can use for medicinal reasons. You are not going to make medications out of them but you can use them to heal some illnesses. In this post, we have chosen 15 herbs that are widely used for healing.  We have listed them below alongside the medicinal uses. Go ahead and check them out, you will find them very beneficial.

  1. Aloe Vera

Aloe vera

Aloe vera is one of the healthiest herbs. This tough plant can be grown anywhere as long as you provide it with a moist soil and access to direct sunlight daily. It is mainly grown for its leaves which are good for:

  • Burns
  • Wounds and cuts
  • Eczema
  • Skin allergies

Many people use aloe vera to make juice. It is not delicious but it is good for healing:

  • digestive problems and appetite
  • Chronic constipation
  • ulcerative colitis

2. Marsh Mallow

Marsh Mallow

Marshmallows are edible healthy plants. Its roots are used to heal Insect bites bruises and wounds Aching muscles,  and Skin inflammations. they can also heal illnesses such as Ulcer, Stomach acids and Urine problems.

3.  Pot Marigold

Pot Marigold

Pot marigold is one of the greatest healthy herbs. All marigold are low maintenance plants thus you won’t find growing this one difficult. It is popular because it does wonders to the skin but it has also other beneficial uses including :

  • Insect Bites
  • Sore eyes
  • Wounds and stings
  • Fevers
  • Infections (chronic)
  • Varicose veins

4. Chinese yam

Chinese yam

The Chinese yam is one of the greatest healthy herbs. It can be eaten raw or cooked. It is famous because it is widely used in making many medicines for lungs and kidneys. Its medicinal used includes treating Tiredness, Dry coughs, Poor digestion, weight loss, Problematic urination, Problematic urination, and most of all Snake and Scorpio bites

5. Tea tree

Tea treeThis one of the most famous healthy herbs. It is one of the best antiseptics. You can use for loss of hair and headache. It is always effective for Burns

  • Fever
  • Athlete’s foot
  • fatigue syndrome
  • Vaginal infections
  • Acne and warts
  • Insect Bites

6. Lemon balm

Lemon balm

This is a fragrant herb that has a refreshing smell. It is also beautiful and attractive. You can grow it indoors in your kitchen or on a windowsill. Its summer flowers look amazing and they are beautiful in shape and color. These summer flowers can make a tasty juice that can cure many illnesses such as depression, fever, and coughs.

7.  Thyme


This herb has many amazing health benefits. It is a good treatment for congestion, stomach gas, and coughs.

8. Basil


Basil does not need an introduction. It is not only one of the best healthy plants but it is also one of the most delicious herbs. It is commonly added to a variety of dishes and salads. Basil can cure Cuts, Lack of appetite, Stomach gas, and scrapes. If you want to learn how to grow basil, check out this detailed article.

9. Sage


Sage is also a herb that is widely used in the kitchen for food. You have definitely eaten sage before. As much as you have enjoyed its taste, you will definitely enjoy its health benefits. This gorgeous plant is a good treatment for Skin infection, Gum infection (mouth infections), Helps in digestion, Helps in unblocking menopause.

10. Fenugreek seeds

Fenugreek seeds

Fenugreek seeds are valued because of their nutritious properties. They are also a good treatment for the following illnesses:

  • Labor pain
  • Inflammations
  • Digestion issues
  • Drain ducts
  • Diabetes (initial)
  • Blood cholesterol levels (low)
  • Refresh breathe

11. Comfrey

Comfrey herb

Comfrey is rich in allantoin. It is a good treatment for:

  • bronchial issues
  • broken bones (weak bones)
  • arthritis
  • severe burns
  • cuts and acne
  • sprains
  • ulcer

12. Turkey Rhubarb

Turkey RhubarbIf you want a balanced the digestive system to prevent digestive problems. You can make tea out if it. It helps cure:

  • Constipation
  • Menstrual problem
  • Bladder problem
  • Diarrhea
  • Hemorrhoids

13. Ginseng


It is believed that this herb can prolong human life. However, it is certain that it can improve immunity, increase the metabolism rate.

14.  Peppermint


This is one of the most powerful healthy herbs.  It has been used in medicine for a long time. It is known to contain vitamin A and C. It is also rich in manganese and iron. Peppermint can also treat fever and Flatulence.

15.  Milk Thistle

Milk Thistle

If you suffer from the following illnesses Guto Kola, Globe Artichoke, Chamomile, Echinacea
Siberian Ginseng, Great Yellow Gentian, you should definitely try Milk Thistle as an extra treatment. Sometimes, it does wonders.

These are the best healthy herbs. These herbs have numerous health benefits and they will help you treat several illnesses. Besides, they are all easy to grow and extremely low maintenance.


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