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Top 3 Medical Herbs to grow in a Growbox

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Want a few really good crops to produce indoors, or with a piece of hydroponics equipment? Green herbs are among the most popular choices, for a number of reasons. Growers love herbs partly because it's so difficult to get good quality herbs in supermarkets, and also because many of these herbs have different kinds of homeopathic properties.

Here are three of the bets green herbs to grow in your grow box, not just because of their medicinal values, but because they are also great additions to dinner table.

Basil

Basil is a staple in both Italian and Thai cooking, but also has a lot of antioxidant value and some anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties that make it a good addition to the medical herb family.

Coriander and Cilantro

The coriander seed and the cilantro leave are often used in Indian cooking and other types of cuisine. They also are known as a kind of purging herb that helps to purge the body of heavy metals.

Parsley

Parsley is another great herbs that is very commonly used in cooking, for example, in the French “fines herbes” or in other French dishes, and also in some Italian types of cuisine. It's also well known to have great digestive properties, but other health properties include parsley's ability to boost the immune system, flush toxins from the body, and help with bone strength.

Want more ideas? Lemon grass or lemon balm has additional health qualities related to relieving anxiety, helping with heat, and speeding recovery from some types of viruses. Rosemary has different anti-inflammatory properties and various types of vitamins that can promote good health. Mint is a really versatile herb that helps keep breath fresh, but also helps with digestion. All of these are great additions to a hydroponic grow box, because they don't take up a lot of space, and you can use them in food and in homeopathic medicines. Many of these herbs are also becoming popular in aromatherapy, where parents use the essential oils to bathe children, or as calming agents sprayed into bedrooms or other rooms of the house.

Think about adding any of these to your hydroponics approach, and take a look at all of the modern equipment and gear you can get, to create your green herb garden that you can operate year-round and harvest from for all sorts of culinary and medicinal purposes.

 
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