Plants that NURTURE your wellbeing, happiness and success...
Plants have always been our SILENT SAVIOURS in life!! Whether its their medicinal value or sheer beauty, therapeutic value, or existence all have helped us live better lives. Imagine a location with a built-in natural apothecary that has healing potions, healthy CO2 balanced air, and energy that is blooming with so much positivity you can actually feel it. Welcome to your home with rejuvenating plants. Adding plants can transform your abode from just a place to lay your head to a zen ecosystem. Especially when growing and surrounding yourself with certain medicinal plants in your garden. From ancient times plants have not only been our best healers to promote good health; they are most powerful species who have silently supported our existence, without claiming any recognition. Its ironical that as human beings we are credited as most powerful -intellectual species who are always claiming to be the best and dominating the universe... yet we have no respect for our fellow species who have always nurtured life for us. In the name of civilization we have actually done a lot of damage to our ecosystem...The remedial measures are today the biggest agenda of mankind to support the survival of our future generations.
It's never too late to do our bit in NURTURING NATURE in our small ways. One of them can be surrounding ourselves with plants that not only add to the ecological balance but also serve our well-being, happiness and success.
9 Indoor Plant spices that can accentuate your wellbeing are:
Aloe Vera : Aloe is no stranger to mainstream health, beauty and wellness. Aloe is one of the best house plants as it requires little maintenance, and only needs to be watered about every three weeks. Aloe is an easy to grow houseplant that has been noted by experts for decades to reduce skin inflammation, The clear gel from the plant has been used to treat home burns, cuts and small skin infections. Not only is Aloe Vera healing on the skin, when taken internally it's a powerful potion that helps with digestion. Aloe Vera juice is actually considered a super-food! It offers anti-inflammatory properties, relieves constipation and encourages good gut bacteria.
English Marigold -This happy orange flower is not only a bold vision in nature, but the English Marigold can also help rid the body of pain when applied. The bright orange color is certainly healing to the eyes for its simple beauty, but many herbal experts claim that a dried marigold flower can be rubbed onto an insect bite to help reduce the pain and swelling .
Ginger -Ginger is a plant that aids with digestion. You can consume ginger in many different forms, including fresh, powdered, or as an oil or juice. Ginger helps with digestion, reduces nausea and has ability to fight a common cold. Ginger also has anti-inflammatory properties known as gingerols and shogaols. These help relieve a sore throat quickly and kill rhinoviruses, which is the cause of the common cold, and viral diseases. Ginger in tea and your cooking can be great in terms of adding flavours.
Ashwagandha - This shrub is getting a lot of buzz lately for its help with anxiety and fatigue. Ashwagandha is used as an adaptogen to help the body be resilient in the face of stress. You could also have this with your regular haldi milk(the golden drink potion) to enhance your immune system. Ashwagandha grows as a woody evergreen shrub. However, in our gardens we can grow it as an annual shrub.
Mexican Mint - The plant, whose scientific name is Plectranthus amboinicus, is very hardy and grows quickly, requires little water. If you are suffering from a cold, a sore throat, congestion, a stuffy nose, or painful sinuses, you can chew on the leaves of Indian borage or brew tea from the leaves. The compounds contained in the herb act as a powerful expectorant to eliminate mucus and phlegm from your respiratory tracts and clear out your sinuses. This can also help to boost your immune system.
Spider plant, snake plant, fiddle leaf -- Other hardy plants that can build your sanctuary are spider plant, snake plant, fiddle leaf. These are air-purifying house plant starter kit with spider plant, snake plant, fiddle leaf fig, that can rejuvenate you and your success quotient by keeping you calm and poised. Consider house plants as a means of growing fresh air plants. These easy-to-grow houseplants also boost performance and productivity. Environmental psychologists point out that plants on your desk and in your office will present an improved emotional state, reduced negative mood, reduced distraction and increased creativity.
Passionflower - Passionflower is a beautiful plant, that you can add to your indoor garden. Tea made out of the plant is also useful for its calming effects and used in herbal medicine for its mild sedative properties, especially good for those who suffer from stress and anxiety. Passion flowers can thrive indoors, simply grow them in a soil planter with direct sunlight and move outdoors in the warmer months.
Coriander -Coriander is a versatile herb for the kitchen and grows well in the ground or containers. Seeds can take weeks to germinate and the plants are fairly short-lived, so sow a few seeds every couple of weeks for a continuous supply. This herb is believed to be excellent for your kidney health.
Rosemary :Another kitchen staple is rosemary adds a lot more than flavor. It has beautiful fragrant and perfect for soups etc. Rosemary’s evergreen leaves can be picked all year round to use to flavour soup and curries, as well as being used in drinks such as tea. Rosemary is a rich source of antioxidants and anti-inflammatory compounds, that helps enhance your immune system and improve blood circulation. Rosemary is also considered a cognitive stimulant and can help improve memory performance and quality.
Plants can sure introduce you to a rejuvenating environment. Nurturing plants also develops a calm leadership style that can support you in driving results, with smooth demeanor! Happy gardening!
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