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I Planted These Medicinal Seeds, and This is What Happened

It was 10 p.m. on a Saturday, and my husband had a terrible headache. The only painkiller I had in the house was ibuprofen. It had almost no effect, and all the pharmacies were closed. Then, I suddenly remembered I had the herb my mom used to give me for migraines. I looked through the kitchen cabinet and found some dried feverfew in a jar. I rapidly looked it up to check the properties, and there was the answer. It took me just minutes to make a painkilling tea with it. I gave it to my husband, who, after drinking it, soon started to feel better.

It was that night when my perception of natural remedies completely changed. My mom was always right. Why buy OTC medicine when God’s pharmacy is right in front of us?

A More Natural Way of Healing

Since then, I’ve decided to switch from pharmaceuticals to a more natural way of healing. I started experimenting with all sorts of plants and natural remedies, and I came to a conclusion that may take you by surprise. The medicinal plants you can buy in stores or on the Internet are all commercially grown and are almost depleted of medicinal properties. One must be very careful when checking the source of the supplement to ensure it isn’t contaminated with additives or toxins. That goes for almost all remedies and supplements that are made from commercially grown plants.

On the other hand, the plants you grow yourself or pick from the wild are much more powerful. They are loaded with medicinal compounds that will make your remedies far more effective. That’s why I decided to plant my own backyard pharmacy. If you are like me and plan on having your own medicinal garden, then there are a few important things you should know:

There are a lot of medicinal plants, and each one has its own varieties. It is important to look for the variety with the most healing substances.

In order for plants to grow to their full potential, the seeds need to be sourced from the country you live in, USA in my case, or adapted to the climate in your area.

The seeds need to be non-GMO and organic. Select the plants you grow in such a way that they cover all your health needs.

A Complete Natural Pharmacy in Your Backyard

I found the Medicinal Garden Kit by Nicole Apelian to be the most suitable package for my needs, and it also follows the considerations mentioned above. It contains ten pouches with seeds of ten different medicinal plants, and it also comes with a guide called Herbal Medicinal Guide: From Seeds to Remedies. This was so useful. It explains the medicinal properties of each plant and how to plant them, as well as providing 65 different remedies that you can make out of them.

The medicinal garden kit contains Chamomile, Calendula, Chicory, Marshmallow, California poppy, Evening Primrose, Yarrow, Lavender, Echinacea, and Feverfew.

I planted them all at once, although their growing times are different. Check out the pictures of my backyard pharmacy, as my husband calls it now. As you can see, some of the plants are smaller than others, but that will give you more time to process them once each plant is fully grown.I Planted These Medicinal Seeds, and This is What Happened -medicinal garden

Growing My Own Herbal Remedies

After my plants were grown and ready to harvest, I started making my own remedies. There was no hassle as everything needed was at hand in my own backyard. The remedies I’ve made with them could not compare to the ones I previously bought from different sources. They turned out to be way more potent. A mass-produced feverfew tincture will never have the same medicinal power as a homemade tincture from your own plant.

I started with feverfew, and now it’s become my husband’s go-to remedy every time he has a headache. A cup of tea is so alleviating.I Planted These Medicinal Seeds, and This is What Happened - Feverfew

I also love making marshmallow tea whenever we have an upset stomach or catch a cold.I Planted These Medicinal Seeds, and This is What Happened - Marshmallow

Yarrow tincture is our go-to for any accident we have at home, such as small burns or cuts or even insect bites.

Whenever I cannot sleep, I take a few drops of my California poppy tincture.I Planted These Medicinal Seeds, and This is What Happened - California Poppy

I make a calendula salve for skin rashes and wounds. It’s great!calendula

My most relied-upon remedy for UTIs is echinacea tincture.Echinacea

There are so many more remedies that can be made with only ten plants, for so many ailments, that I have yet to explore them all, and I invite you to explore them with me. If you want to find out more about the Medicinal Garden Kit and check it out for yourself, simply click the link below: Medicinal Garden Kit – Click to see what’s inside.

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Incredible article! Thank you so much for writing it! I felt very inspired by your story and bought the kit! Can’t wait to plant them!

Hi Eliza,

Thank you so much for your kind words! Please feel free to send us pictures of your beautiful medicinal garden!

Many blessings and good health!

I already have Nicole’s kit (I’m actually on my second purchase because I wanted to plant them in my garden too) and just like the author mentions, it’s truly a treasure. Used the Chamomile tincture for my anxiety and I could see improvements after just one month – and I don’t play around about my anxiety. I got really bad IBS symptoms too, so the Marshmallow & Echinacea infusion came in real handy. If you get the kit, I advise you to play around with the plants and the recipes… The Guide has so many of them, you feel like a child playing with toys again! Thank you DOCTOR NICOLE

Hi Gabrielle,

Thank you so much for taking the time to share this with us! We are happy to hear that these medicinal plants changed your life for the better.

Many blessings and good health!

I so want to have my own pharmacy in my backyard but my problem is that everything I read, leads to making a hot tea concoction. I do not, I mean, DO NOT like drinking hot liquids! And especially don’t like tea, honey or lemon. See my problem? Isn’t there another way to use these fantastic plants and still get the same benefits from them?

why not make the teas then let them cool?

Joe, she says that she doesn’t like tea….hope they can help her.

Hi Cindy,

Thank you for your interest in herbal remedies. If you don’t enjoy drinking teas, maybe taking tinctures instead could help. You can also add tincture drops in a glass of water.
Alternatively, you could try making your own herbal capsules. Here are some helpful articles:

Many blessings and good health!

Hi how can I buy your seed pack I am in Victoria Australia

Hi Marianne,

Thank you for your interest in the Medicinal Garden Kit!
Unfortunately, we can ship it within the USA only due to customs rules and regulations.

Many blessings and good health!

Marianne, check out! You’ll never run out of a new herb to try! It’s a bit addictive…

I wish you would use PayPal as form of payment. I don’t want to give my info to a something called ClickBank.

Hi Summer,

Thank you for your interest in the Medicinal Garden Kit!
Clickbank is a 100% secure payment processor. We do have the option to purchase via PayPal if you wish. An email will be sent to you with a suitable purchase link.

Many blessings and good health!

Dr. Nichole, I am in Canada and I regrettably cannot get shipment of the seeds. Would it be possible to get a copy of your booklet that comes with the seeds. I already have your Lost Herbs book; is all the information in there?

Hi Marilyn,

We’re afraid that we can ship the seed package within the USA only due to customs rules and regulations.
The Herbal Medicinal Guide comes together with the seed kit, we do not sell it separately. If we will in the future, we’ll let you know.

Many blessings and good health!

I live in Texas. I am concerned if these plants can survive the Texas heat. Summer last for months here.

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