There are hundreds of remarkably common herbs, flowers, berries and plants that serve all kinds of important medicinal and health purposes such as anti-inflammatory, anti-fungal, insect repellent, antiseptic, expectorant, antibacterial, detoxification, fever reduction, antihistamine and pain relief.
In ancient times, monks and physicians grew gardens specifically full of healing herbs called Physics. A physic garden is a place where plants with medicinal properties grow. For thousands of years people have been using plants to cure all kinds of ills. A physic garden brings an array of healing herbs into one potent place and becomes a space for learning, research and experimentation. I have listed four great herbs to help you start your own physics garden. You do not need a large back yard and you don’t need to have a green thumb. These herbs can be grown in pots and require little maintenance.