green herbs in pots


and how to tame them


In botany, the term herb refers to a herbaceous plant, defined as a small,
seed-bearing plant without a woody stem in which all aerial parts (i.e. above ground) die back to the ground at the end of each growing season. In common understanding herbs are plants with frangnant or aromatic properties. Herbs can be used to flavor food or as a part of natural medicines.

watercolor paintings of herbs

Health benefits

Consuming herbs may help to prevent and manage heart disease, cancer and diabetes.
It may also help to reduce blood clots and provide anti-inflammatory properties. Research is ongoing,
but studies have shown that:

Herbs are rich in antioxidants, especially cloves, sage, oregano and thyme,
by helping to reduce low-density lipoproteins (‘bad’ cholesterol).

Boost your health!