10 Most Useful Herbs for Good Health


We’re all familiar with these yellow flowers. The farmers in the northern hemisphere treat dandelions like weeds. 


In the 14th century, rosemary root was steeped in wine vinegar.  


In the past, people would hang bunches of chives from the doorway to drive away evil. 

Stinging Nettle

Stinging Nettle is not fun to touch. Its fine hairs can release a chemical that can cause a very painful reaction. 


You probably shouldn’t eat garlic before a date. But it’s one of the best herbs to take daily.  


Many of us love delicious, sweet cinnamon in our ice creams, apple pies and cinnamon toast.  


Turmeric spice as you know it is derived from a herby root tuber that looks like ginger. 


Ginger is one of the most useful herbs for good health. 


Parsley is another herb with many stories revolving around it. 

Bay Leaves

Bay leaves add a delicious flavor to stews, especially in stews prescribed for colds.