GROWING MAGICAL PLANTS IN HOME

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There was a big bash on internet a few months back due to 20th anniversary of HARRY POTTER! WE thought WHY NOT WE EXPERIENCE HOGWARDS this New year? We understand that your brows will be raising now. But the truth is we can!

Remember wolf’s bane? The Devil’s snare? Or the Gillyweed? Or the Mandrake? These must have made some sense and you have guessed right. Yes, we are going to see ‘MAGICAL PLANTS THAT CAN BE GROWN IN OUR HOME?’ in this post. We are going to see some plants that are Magical but not fictions. So let us start

#1.HIBISCUS

With hundreds of varieties of blooms hibiscus is one of the must have plants in every house. These thrive well in bright sun and can be grown in pots and containers. The flowers and leaves are used in teas to treat

  • Stomach upset
  • High blood pressure
  • Bacterial infections
  • Fever

Ancient Egyptians used hibiscus

  • To lower body temperature
  • To treat heart and nerve diseases
  • As diuretic to increase urine production

In Africa it was used to treat

  • Constipation
  • Cancer
  • Liver disease
  • Cold symptoms

and pulp from leaves were used to heal wounds. Today it is used to lower blood pressure and cholesterol and also used to increase hair growth.

 

#2.MEXICAN MINT(Indian Borage)

Another miraculous plant that smells like oregano. This is a hard plant that can survive with very less water and harsh climate conditions. These grow quickly and are grown as decorative plants. They are used 

  • To provide relief from osteoporosis and arthritis
  • To provide relief from irritable bowel syndrome
  • To treat breast prostate cancer
  • To boost immune system
  • To provide relief from stress and anxiety
  • To Promote sweating and helps to reduce fever
  • To Reduce stress on eyes
  • To treat bug bites and psoriasis
  • To treat cold

 

#3.ALOE VERA

This one is a wild tropical plant that is praised for its medicinal uses. Did you know Aloe vera was known as the plant of immortality in ancient Egypt and Cleopatra used to take Aloe vera baths, which was considered to be the secret of her beauty. It is used 

  • As medicine for constipation
  • As a Natural remedy for colic
  • As medicine for Worm infestation and infections
  • As medicine fungal diseases
  • In treating burns and sun burns
  • To treat psoriasis and cold sores
  • In treating osteoarthritis
  • For treating Bowel disease
  • For treating Fever
  • For treating Itching
  • For Inflammation
  • To heal wounds
  • To treat genital herpes
  • To treat Dermatitis, frostbite
  • As Antifungal and Antimicrobial
  • In Treatment of dry hair or Itchy scalp
  • For helping digestion, normalizing acid-base balance
  • For Lessening yeast formation
  • For Encouraging digestive bacteria
  • For Regularizing bowel processing
  • To soothe and heal stomach ulcers
  • To Combat zinc deficiency and to increase immunity
  • To maintain healthy vision and skin(Vitamin A)
  • To prevents cardiovascular diseases, prenatal health problems, skin wrinkling(Vitamin C)
  • For Reducing aging of cells (Vitamin E)
  • To treat acne
  • To treat diabetes

 

#4.JASMINE

With more than 200 native varieties next comes jasmine. Jasmine is a Persian word meaning Fragrant flower. It tolerates many varieties of soil and prefers light. Jasmine has a strong historical background for its fragrance. In addition to is beauty and fragrance it is useful in (Jasmine is taken as tea or as lotion for external application) 

  • Aromatherapy
  • Importing calming and relaxing effects
  • Helping depression
  • Treatment of headaches
  • Treatment of sunburns and sunstroke
  • Relieving pain
  • Fighting anxiety
  • Cleaning scrapes and cuts
  • Its flowers have the ability to brighten up a room

To know about Growing Jasmine click here.

#5.NITHYA KALYANI

This is a short shrub with its beautiful dark pink and white flowers and are popularly found all around the world. These little charmers have a great deal of medicinal magic too. Traditionally they are used to 

  • Cure Diabetes
  • Heal cuts and wound and wasp stings
  • Stop bleeding
  • Slow down aging of skin cells

Now they are used to treat cancer in children

They were also used to

  • Prevent fluid retention or edema and tooth ache
  • Detoxify body
  • Treat diarrhea
  • Throat problems

All these plants are not only cute and charming but also magical. Having such a lot of uses they also help in spread in positivism around our houses. There are yet many other plants but we think that these five are the must have plants in every home. So why wait let us plant these magicians to experience some magic. If you have any question let us know.

How about share some magic with everyone? Tell us about your magical plant! With this we wish you all with a very happy and magical New year! Happy Farming!

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