The 5 Essential Herbs for Winter Ailments

Autumn is a great time to plant a medicinal herb garden. These 5 herbs will treat common ailments such as colds and flu, inflammation, minor cuts, infections, pain, muscle spasms, anxiety, poor digestion and insomnia.

This fantastic article by our friends at Mother Earth Living is a favourite of mine, outlining the five essential herbs to treat winter troubles.

“There are many easy-to-grow, easy-to-use herbs that you can harvest and prepare to treat minor illnesses. Every medicinal garden should include chamomile, yarrow, lemon balm, echinacea and peppermint. These five basics are safe and effective for the vast majority of people when used as simple teas, poultices or salves.”

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