One of the major sources of toxicants that are consumed by our body is from the food that we eat. We eat the food grown by the heavy use of chemicals and fertilizers. So the very source of nutrition is in one way poisoned.
To avoid the intake of such food one alternative is eating food grown by organic farming methods. We do not mostly have the facility to grow the food organically in our home, but we can certainly grow healthy plants indoors.
Plant and your spouse plants with you; weed and you weed alone
Yes, in this article we will be sharing a list of healthy and medicinal plants that you can grow naturally in your home.
Prerequisite for growing these plants in a home:
- Prepare the growing area. You can either use pot with small holes at the bottom for better water drainage. Keep the pot in shallow drainage container. This will prevent the spilling of water on the floor. Or you can simply put some stones at the bottom before putting up some soil on to it.
- Soil. Though normal soil can be used to grow the plants at home. It is recommended to use a potting mix for better yield.
- Keep the plantation area sufficiently warm and exposed to sufficient sunlight.
So here we go.
1. Dwarf Avocado
This is one of the simple and easy to grow fruit plants. You can grow it in draining pots with holes. These are very healthy for hearts and great for vision. They also help to lower the risk of depression and also help improve digestion.
Saffron is another great spice. Click here to read how to recognize pure saffron from fake one and its other medicinal uses.
7. Aloe Vera
8. Pot Marigold
Apart from being beautiful and a great addition of beauty in the garden, these plants are great to cure any problems related to skin. The petals can be used to relieve sunburn and cleanse acne and blemishes on the skin.
So these were few medicinal and plants and fruits that you can definitely grow indoors at your home. These are some easy to grow and always beneficial to have at a home for all time use. What other medicinal plants have you grown in your home? Do share it with us in the comments section below.