Piles and piles of Peppermint 😍
I’ll tie these in bunches and hang upside down for a couple of weeks to dry before saving in jars or mixing with other herbs to make some nice healing teas.
Garden mint is known to be beneficial for treating headaches and nausea but check out the list below from “Epic Gardening” for the treatment of many more conditions….
Mint for Allergies
Mint for the Common Cold
Mint for Indigestion
Mint for Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
Mint for Skin Conditions
Mint for Anti-Microbial Properties
Mint for Nausea and Headaches
Respiratory Disorders and Coughs
Mint for Breast Feeding
Mint for Potential Cancer Prevention
Mint for Candida
Also in the photo are some dried herb flowers from the garden I just jarred. Here are some pics of them in bloom before I harvested and a summary of their healing virtues ….
Calendula (Pot Marigold)
Some more photos of our summer garden wild food and medicine….