HERBAL MEDICINE SEED PACK – 16 VARIETIES – MEDICINAL & CULINARY ( LOCALLY SOURCED – NON G.M.O.)
Catnip teas have long been used in traditional herbal medicine to quell digestive disturbances, and help stimulate menstruation.
A hot cup of catnip tea is excellent for colds, flu, or the infectious diseases of childhood (eg measles), because of its action in inducing sleep and producing perspiration without increasing the heat of the system.
Catnip, is a potent sleep-inducer for humans. It soothes the nervous system and can safely help get a restless child off to sleep. Catnip calms without affecting you the next day.
Dark Green/Large Flat Leaf Italian Parsley (300 Seeds)
Parsley is so familiar we often overlook it for more exotic plants, yet this attractive plate garnish is one of the most versatile medicinal plants around and is absolutely a must have in any well stocked herbal garden. Parsley herb is high in iron content and rich in vitamins A, B, C and trace minerals. Leaves, seeds, and root all have medicinal value in the treatment of diseases of the bladder and kidneys, (gravel, stones, congestion, and jaundice) and for rheumatism, arthritis and sciatica.
Italian Oregano (800 Seeds)
Oregano has a very ancient reputation and has been used in both the kitchen and the sickroom since the time of the ancients. The Greeks used it extensively, both internally and externally as a remedy for narcotic poisons, convulsions and dropsy. Oregano oil and leaf are both strong herbal antibacterial agents due to the high thymol content. Externally, the dried leaves and tops may be applied in bags as a hot fomentation to painful swellings and rheumatism, as well as for colic. Oregano tea is a strong sedative and traditionally used to treat colds, fevers, and painful menstruation.
Sage (50 Seeds)
Sage is an excellent and safe natural disinfectant. Most of it’s antimicrobial properties are attributed to the volatile oil thujone. Sage tea was and still is primarily used as a gargle for sore throat and an aid to digestion. This classic culinary herb has a long tradition of healing and treating digestive ills.
Marjoram (400 Seeds)
The medicinal qualities of the oil extracted from Sweet Marjoram – Oleum majoranae – are similar to that of the Wild Marjoram. On being kept, it assumes a solid form. It is used as an external application for sprains, bruises, etc., and also as an emmenagogue.
Thyme (275 Seeds)
Thyme has primarily been used respiratory ailments for its infection-fighting and cough suppressive qualities. Thyme tea is an old time favorite cough, cold and hangover remedy, especially when sweetened with thyme honey.
Lavender (100 Seeds)
In general lavender is used to relax muscle spasms anywhere in the body, and to relax the body in the presence of pain. Lavender is used as a cooling herb and anti-depressent. Lavender is especially suited for use in headaches. Lavender is traditionally used for sachets to place among linens and clothing as a perfume and as a moth repellent. Flies and mosquitoes dislike the fragrance of lavender, and the fresh cut flowers added to a summer vase, make both a beautiful and practical addition to your table.
Arugula – (130 Seeds)
A study by researchers shows that arugula can be used as an alternative to cure ulcers.
Some scientists concluded that this herb possesses anti-ulcer effects as it reduces stomach acid secretion and meditate the activity of hormones.
Arugula is a Mediterranean annual herb of the mustard family. It is a species of eruca native to the Mediterranean region, from morocco, Portugal east to Lebanon and turkey.
It has a rich and peppery taste and has an exceptionally strong flavor. It is often used in salads, and sometimes cooked with other vegetables for pasta sauces or meats in Italy and other parts of world.
ANISE (100 Seeds), HYSSOP (80 Seeds), SUMMER SAVORY (275 Seeds), CHIVES (140 Seeds) & FENNEL (110 Seeds).
A Complete Medicinal-Culinary Herb Garden!