15 Herbs You Can Grow at Home To Make Your Own Tea

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These 15 herbs will make a wonderful addition to your collection of "tea making supplies"!  Start curing your ailments naturally by growing your own herbal remedies. You can use them individually or mix and match to create unique tones and flavors that are suitable to your own liking. 

Herb/Plant Parts of Plant Used Flavor Remedies
Angelica Roots, stems, seeds & leaves

Herbaceous, woody, sweet & earthy

Colds, congestion, coughs, cramps, digestion, depression & hypertension
Anise Seeds, & essential oil

Sweet, licorice-like aroma

Colds, congestions, cramps, digestion & IBS
Basil Leaves, essential oil Strong clove scent Memory & focus, headaches, inflammation, & stomach issues

Seed oil, leaves & flowers

Fresh, and cucumber-like

Inflammation, Rhumatoid

Catnip Leaves and flowering tops

Herbaceous and subtly floral

Anxiety, colds, cramps, & insomnia
Chamomile Flowers &  essential oil Aromatic and floral Anxiety, cramps, digestion, ulcers, stress & insomnia
Dandelion Roots, flowers & leaves Earthy, nutty & pleasingly bitter Digestive issues, acne, & other skin problems
Hyssop Flowers, leaf and essential oil

A mixture of basil, geranium and thyme

Bronchitis, digestion issues, anxiety, colds & influenza
Lavender Flowers, leaves and stems Relaxing scent of the lavender flower. Very floral and calming Acne, anxiety, depression, fibromyalgia, headaches, hypertension, insomnia & childbirth
  Lemon Balm Whole herb

Fresh lemony aroma

Cardiovascular problems, colds, hypertension, childbirth, insomnia, & influenza
Lemon Grass Stalk, essential oil Musky lemon scent Menstrual problems, nausea, & digestive issues 
Mint, Lemon Leaves and flowers Sweet, lemon scent Nausea & digestion issues
Mint, Spearmint Leaves & essential oil Slightly more mild than peppermint Digestive issues, anxiety, & coughs
Rosemary Leaves, flowers and stems Strongly aromatic, slightly woody.  Calms the nervous system, blocks histamines, helps regulate blood sugar, concentration & memory
Yarrow Aerial parts, essential oil

Sharp, woody, and herbaceous

Colds, hypertension, menstrual issues, inflammation, & stomach ulcers


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