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Cultivating Your Own Herbs

Herbs have been used for centuries as beauty products, in culinary applications and medicinally. At one point in recorded time herbs were the only medicine available if something was wrong, and often in hands of unskilled practitioners the herb itself was more dangerous than the ailment! A lot of study has gone into herbs in recent time and a resurgence of popularity has occurred for this method of treatment. Purchased herbs and roots are very good quality but after becoming more confident with herbs and spices most people find they enjoy cultivating a lovely little garden filled with their favorites. This project could be simply a few pots on a sunny window ledge or a fully fledged garden laid out in neat rows.

Whatever the scope, there are a few simple guidelines for harvesting and using your bounty to promote good health and mental tranquility:

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