"Let food be your medicine and your medicine be your food. Each one of the substances in a person's diet, acts upon the body and changes it in some unique way, and upon these changes the whole life depends, whether in health, in sickness or convalescent."
Hippocrates 2 000 years ago.
This herbal guide or site map, signposts a really interesting and
informative part of this site for you, namely the herbal part.
You can check out your very own personal Herbal Dictionary and discover what the word or herbal terminology means.
Somewhere down the line you have to start the lessons on preparing herbs. This section gives you simple and easy instructions on the methods of preparing infusions, creams, poultices and more.
This is such an easy to use list. We give you the ailment and then list alphabetically what plants have been recommended through the ages to help with this common ailment.
Common Herbs and their Uses
This alphabetical list is the opposite to the above, we list the herb and then give a list of what ailment it has been recognized as for been good for.
In this list we have got a little bit more "technical" by giving you the Medicinal Property with a description of the action and then listed the herbs related to this action.
If you have cosmetic problem, believe me, there will be a herbal solution and you can grow that solution in your back yard. For these reasons alone growing herbs can be useful, rewarding and wonderful experience.
What can be more rewarding than picking your own home grown Basil to add to your spaghetti sauce?
The start of growing your very own "Tea Garden" in your backyard.
Find out how to grow fennel and how you can use it for good healthy reasons.