Medicinal Plants You Can Grow at Home

Medicinal Plants You Can Grow at Home

It is time to start planning your garden. There may be snow on the ground where you live but really, Spring is just around the corner.

Medicinal gardens are getting more and more popular. The College of Pharmacy at the University of Rhode Island has an extensive medicinal garden. They may know something that we don’t. If you have never used medicinal plants you may want to check out this list of plants and info-graphic about common plants to be grown at home.

Here is a list of plants you may want to consider:

Aloe VeraMarsh MallowMarigoldChinese Yam, Tea Tree, Echinacea, Basil, Thyme, Dandelion, Primrose,  Peppermint, Lemon Balm, Rhubarb, Milk Thistle,

Of course there are a lot of others out there too. We did find a site for the College of Pharmacy at the University of Rhode Island with a more comprehensive list if you want more information.

Here is an info-graphic we found at

Have fun researching and planning your medicinal garden.


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