No matter which type of herb garden design you have at home, herb gardens are always beneficial for the use of you and your whole family. One type of herb garden that is widely used by many people all over the world is a healing herb garden. Herbs found in a healing herb garden are herbs that help in treating and preventing various medical conditions and injuries. Plenty of families love to have their own healing herb garden at home, for they can have direct access to fresh and clean herbs right at their own backyard all-year round that can be beneficial in the maintenance of their health.
Types of Healing Herb Garden
There are two different types or approaches in choosing a healing herb garden. The allopathic approach in healing herb garden, and the naturopathic approach in healing herb garden.
Allopathic Approach in Healing Herb Garden
This type of approach or type of a healing herb garden focuses on improving and getting rid of symptoms of certain medical conditions and it also focuses on getting rid of infective organisms in the body. In allopathic approach, treatment will only be considered to be effective once the patient or person is already free from all symptoms and/or infection. In arranging herbs in an allopathic healing herb garden, herbs that treat similar disease symptoms are planted as a group. Herbs are arranged according to their healing properties.
Naturopathic Approach in Healing Herb Garden
If allopathic approach in healing herb garden focuses on getting rid of disease symptoms and infective organisms in the body, naturopathic approach in healing herb garden focuses on a person’s overall wellness. All aspects in a person’s overall health including physical aspect, spiritual aspect, mental aspect, and emotional aspect are included in a naturopathic approach. Herbs in a naturopathic healing herb garden are arranged to provide a relaxing and calm place that can please a person’s senses.
Precautions in Making a Healing Herb Garden
Most likely, people who have herb gardens at home that contain herbs with medicinal properties routinely take in those herbs. However, routine use of medicinal herbs, even without having the need to take those herbs can reduce sensitivity or develop resistance to the action of some of the herb’s components. It is very important to talk to your doctor about taking herbs, since there are some herbs that can cause reactions with medications and sometimes, herbs can affect pharmacological medicine’s effectiveness. People with healing herb garden at home should be careful in choosing and consuming various herbs with medicinal purposes.