Jamaican Herbs has many different uses.There are a vast amount of Jamaican herbs and each herb has a story or a meaning.Listed are 10 popular ways in which herbs are used
Many scientific medicine have been made from the extracts of herbs. Some people on the other hand believe in consuming herbs naturally,without any chemicals and/or additives. These people use herbs in the form of teas,tinctures,baths and rinses to cure certain ailments.Both methods have their advantages and disadvantages and can be a debate of scientific medicine verses herbs.
Herbs are used as seasoning for meats and other foods.Some herbs like thyme, garlic, ginger, parsley, basil and lemon grass are a few of the herbs used to provide a tasty dish. These herbs are also used in the form of herb infused oil, for flavour.
Some Jamaican herbs are used as decoration for the house,some are used as garnish to decorate dishes and also garnish for beverages.A herbal display is always a beauty.
Herbs in the form of a drink is very popular and nourishing.They are sometimes taken as a hot beverage with breakfast.Herbs like green tea,mint,wild basil and lemon grass are some of the Jamaican herbs enjoyed as a hot beverage.
Herbs are used in the form of a bath for relaxation.After a stressful day it is usually recommended to take a long warm herbal bath to relax and unwind.
Herbal detox is the popular way to cleanse the blood. Herbs like dandelion, guinae henweed and milk thistle are herbs used in the form of teas to cleanse the blood from toxins .
7)Skin and Hair care.
To avoid some of the hazardous chemicals used in commercial skin and hair care products,some people make their own herbal skin lotions ,herbal shampoos , facial products and deodorants at home.Aloe Vera , Tuna leaves, comfrey and nettles,are some of the products used for hair and skin care products.
Gardening with herbs is mainly a hobby and also to keep a supply of herbs handy for future use. Herbs are usually easy to maintain and does not take up a lot of space.Growing herbs can be rewarding ,because they can always be put to good use.
Herbs are used in the manufacturing of some fragrances. This can be very costly and time consuming,so it might not be worth making on a small scale.Roses and lavender are used for this purpose.
Some herbs are used by some people to ward off evil spirits,to have good luck,to get a calm atmosphere in their homes,to initiate spells and other omens they desire.
Whichever way you desire to use herbs, they are necessary and healthy. Without herbs Food would be tasteless and life would just not be the same.
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