Alfalfa: Alleviates symptoms of diabetes and arthritis, purifies the blood, and acts as a mild stimulant. Alfalfa, which contains eight essential amino acids, also acts as a diuretic and can reduce infection in the urinary tract system.
Basil: Acts as an antiseptic, fungicidal, digestive aid, and antibacterial.
Chives: Possess antiseptic properties. They contain Allicin, a chemical which helps improve the circulatory system.
Cilantro: Acts as a digestive aid and diuretic. Also contributes to detoxification by the removal of heavy metals.
Dill: Alleviates symptoms of gastro-intestinal issues.
Garlic: Has antibacterial, antiseptic, antifungal, antiviral, and anti-parasitic properties.
Ginger: Functions as a digestive aid and tonic, great treatment/prevention for migraines, menstrual cramps and morning sickness.
Mint: Performs antiseptic and cleansing functions, helps with nausea and headache, mint oil is great for treating pimples and it is of coarse a great breath freshener.
Oregano: Provides antimicrobial and antiviral properties.
Parsley: Acts as a diuretic and tonic. The folate in parsley converts Homocysteine to harmless molecules. Homocysteine is an amino acid that occurs in the body (that threatens the body’s blood vessels when levels of it become too high). Parsley helps ward off cardiovascular disease and complications.
Rocket (Arugula): Great raw salad base, contains Sulfuraphane, which has been shown to have anti-cancer, anti-diabetic and anti-microbial properties.
Rosemary: Functions as an antiseptic, antimicrobial, and diuretic. Rosemary essential oil helps strengthen the capillaries and has a rejuvenating effect. Boosts functioning of the liver. Blocks Oestrogen (excess of this hormone leads to breast cancer)
Thyme: Possesses antiseptic and antimicrobial properties.