Seed Collection from Sow Seeds Ltd
A selection of 5 favourite Herb Seeds that make refreshing, tasty herbal infusions but their leaves/flowers are very useful in the kitchen too.
Herbs have been used for centuries to cure ailments, aid relaxation and provide health benefits. But these so called 'hocus-pocus' medicines were once reduced to folklore and even as recently as 1941 the Pharmacy Act banned the practice of Medicinal Herbalism in the UK, this was repealed in 1968.
However it is now widely accepted and common place for Medical Doctors to recommend the use of herbal infusions for certain ailments and much research is being carried out to find cures for Alzheimer's, Cancers etc with herbs.
- Lemon Balm - the leaves makes a lovely refreshing, soothing lemon flavoured and is also thought to aid memory. Research is being carried out with Alzheimer's and Lemon Balm
- Chamomile - use 2-3 teaspoons of dried flowers infused in hot water for 2-3 minutes and it will aid sleep and have a calming effect on a stressful day.
- Fennel - leaves of fennel infused in hot water are thought to relieve wind and as a diuretic, alleviates bloating. It has a lovely refreshing aniseed flavour. The seeds make a stronger infusion than the leaves but both are equally refreshing.
- Lemongrass - a refreshing, uplifting lemon flavoured infusion that aids digestion and promotes a feeling of wellbeing.
- Thyme English Winter - infuse leaves in hot water and make a herbal infusion that fights infection and helps aid against colds & flu. It also alleviates PMS cramps.
You should consult your Doctor to see if these herbs are compatible with any medication you may be on or if you are likely to have a reaction to any of them.
Total price for individual items = £7.25 versus £5.55 as a Collection Pack a saving of £1.70!
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