Discover the secret of herbs and fragrant plants, how they grow, the care they need and the added value they bring to our lives.
There are so many herbs and plants that can be used for their beauty, their perfumes, their medicinal benefits*, in foods, decorations, and more. You will find here a selection of plants easier to grow even if you are a gardener novice. Click on the plant you choose to discover its secrets.
*Since ancient times, plants have been a key resource for curing diseases and healing ailments (Gantait et al., 2010). Today the interest in herbal novel medicines has increased tremendously, modern physicians are inclined towards herbal based medicines (Gidwani et al., 2010a). According to WHO, it is estimated that about 80% of the total population relies on herbal medicines to maintain their health (Tiwari et al., 2011). The World Health Organisation (WHO, 1998) has emphasized the need to ensure the quality of herbal medicinal plants and their by-products by using modern controlled techniques and applying suitable standards (Jain et al., 2007, 2011; WHO, 1998).