How to Pretty Up Your Space with a Healing Herb Garden

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Have you ever considered growing a healing herb garden at home? Many people grow smaller gardens or pots with herbs in their kitchens, or in a small outside area, however, you can grow a healing herb garden of many sizes at home. Having a healing herb garden can help with improving indoor air quality and therefore reduce allergies and seasonal threats. An herb garden can also be a convenient way for you to have herbs on hand for cooking, using to help with burns, skin irritations and other common household needs.

Furthermore you can easily grow herbs in pots whereas you can’t as easily grow vegetables and fruits. You can also inexpensively purchase starter plants and herbs in pots that have already started growing. For example, when I was younger we almost always had an aloe vera plant by the kitchen sink for handy use. I remember touching something hot for example and grabbing a piece of aloe vera to soothe my burn. You can also easily purchase starter plants with basil, peppermint, rosemary and cilantro just to name a few of the healing herb garden plants that are sold at most garden stores.

If you want to get more heavily involved with healing herb gardens, here are two kindle ebooks that I’ve found helpful.

Herb Gardening for Beginners: Quick Guide to Beginning your Herb Garden Today

Herb gardening for beginners offers a great overview for people who have never done it before. From choosing a site for your herb garden to growing herbs in window boxes, hanging baskets, or pots to common mistakes to avoid, this ebook has it all. Learn all about the basics of growing and prettying up a space with a healing herb garden with this helpful guide.

and A Beginner’s Guide to Patio and Kitchen Herb Gardens: 21 Herbs You Can Grow at Home (Gardening Quick Start Guides Book 5)

This book offers a more in depth look at various common herbs and why you might want to grow them. It also talks about how to conserve and save space and how to maximize light. There is also information on how to avoid problems as well as seed and supply vendors.

Have you tried growing herbs or having a healing herb garden? Share your experience with me in the comments.

Supercharge your diet with spirulina

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Have you ever eaten spirulina? If not, you should consider trying some. It has a lot of nutrients in it and makes a great add on to any fruit smoothie or green smoothie. Learn more about how to use spirulina at: Cooking with spirulina Share in the comments below how you like to use spirulina.

Chia Seeds Nutrition and Smoothies

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Do you love chia seeds? Maybe you do or maybe you’ve never even tried them.

I personally love them in my green smoothies, with fruit smoothies, in yogurt, or in coconut milk soaked and with nuts added.

However, there are a lot of nutrition benefits from chia seeds. Watch the video below to learn more.

How do you use chia seeds?

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Chia Seeds Benefits

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Do you use chia seeds in your smoothies, yogurts, and other recipes? I’ve been using them for about a year now and I real enjoy them. They add great fiber, taste great and help to fill you up.

Learn more about the benefits of chia seeds below:

Benefits of Kale

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I love kale in my daily green smoothies and even more so now that I know that I have a minor allergy to spinach and can only have it once every four days. Watch the video below and learn about the benefits of kale. How do you use kale?

The Benefits of Hemp Seeds

Have you tried hemp seeds? I hadn’t until about 2 months ago and once I did, I have to say that they left me wondering why I hadn’t tried them sooner. They taste good. They are filling and you can add them to yogurt, salads, meat and vegetables, juices, smoothies, deserts and much more. Here is a video that shares about the benefits of hemp seeds.

What do you think about hemp seeds?

5 Benefits of Peppermint Tea

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What are the benefits of peppermint tea? While there are a lot of them, here are five that are worth noting.

1. Helps you calm down and go to sleep. If you are having trouble sleeping try drinking a cup of peppermint tea.

2. Peppermint tea helps with stomach problems. If you are having indigestion or even throwing up, you can drink a glass of peppermint tea and it will help a lot.

3. Helps with fevers and colds. Drink plenty of peppermint tea along with vitamin C.

4. Helps with headaches.

5. Is a great energy booster during the day along with a teaspoon of honey.

What other benefits of peppermint tea have you noticed?