If you like Fresh herbs for your Food, then you can keep flavor of fresh herbs in your Food by growing Herbs plants in your Kitchen. There are number of herbs plants that can be grown as indoor Plants. These herbs takes bright space and also looks very beautiful in your kitchen and home.
Getting started with Indoor Herbs Plants
First You need a bright space such as your sunny window, a room with coming skylight, or a Sun room. You have to choose a location with temperature between 55 Degree to 75 Degree with good air circulation. Mostly herbs grow with at least 5 to 6 hours of light. Natural light is more limited and less intense in winter. You can choose your location near trees or a patio roof. You need to take proper care of your plants and you have change location of plants when they need more light.
Below we are listing Top 10 Herbs Plants which you can grow in your home.
Chervil are also called garden to distinguish it from similar plants. Seeds of chervil can be grown in late summer. To grow these plants a temperatures between 65 and 70 degrees needed to thrive. They can be grown into low light.
2. Sweet Basil
Sweet Basil is also called the “king of herbs” and the “royal herb”. It is one of most famous kitchen herb. Its flavor is very good for food, dried or fresh basil is great for cooking in your home. Basil also have many medicinal use like anti-arthritic, topical antioxidant, deodorizer and insect repellent. It includes Vitamin A, K, C as well as Iron Potassium, Magnesium and Calcium.
3. Cilantro / Coriander
Coriander / Cilantro is also known as cilantro or Chinese parsley. It includes Vitamin C and several other Vitamin and Minerals. All parts of Coriander are edible but mostly people use dried seeds and fresh leaves for cooking. It have positive impact on controlling blood sugar, reduces stress in pancreas and liver and helps in production of insulin. It improves digestion.
4. Lemon Balm
Lemon Balm is a perennial herbaceous plant in the mint family. These plants are native of south-central Europe, Iran, and Central Asia, but they can now naturalized in the Americas and elsewhere in world. It naturally eases nerve and muscle tension in body. It reduce inflammation and also prevent infection. It also reduce gas problem.
Oregano is native to temperate western & south-western Eurasia and the Mediterranean region. It is perennial herb and grows 20 to 80 cm tall with opposite leaves 1 to 4 cm long. Oregano Oils can be used for digestive upset, parasitic infections, treat respiratory maladies, skin conditions like dandruff and join pain reducer. It is natural Insect repellent.
Peppermint is a hybrid mint it is a cross between spearmint and water-mint. It is excellent deterrent for many kinds of pests like spiders, ants and rodents. Plant Peppermint in your home and garden to keep harmful critters away from home. It has herbal remedy, it’s tea helps to clear inus congestion, relax you after full day’s hard work and it can ease symptoms of IBS.
Rosemary is a woody, perennial herb with fragrant, it has needle-like leaves and pink, white, purple or blue flowers. It is native to Mediterranean region. You can grow it with cutting of rosemary keep it in moist soil less mix until its roots grow up. it better grow in south facing window. This herb acts as a natural air freshener.
It is an annual herb in celery family . It is grown for its leaves in Indoor. It provides tangy addition to Pickles, salad Decoration and fish dishes. It is easily available in summer in Market. ‘Fernleaf’ dillis a variety for growing Indoors.
Marjoram is a cold-sensitive perennial herb with sweet pine and citrus flavors. It also belongs to the oregano family, but its flavor is sweeter and delicate. It can be grown in Pots in Indoors.
It is evergreen herb with culinary, medicinal, and ornamental uses. It’s most common variety is “Thymus vulgaris”. It is best cultivated in a hot and sunny location with well drained soil.