Did you know a lot many herbs we use in our everyday lives can be grown indoors in water? Below is a list of 10 herbs you can grow in water in your own house (do note that it is imperative that the leaves of the fresh cuttings of the herbs you use don’t touch the water as they can rot very easily and can spoil the water):
One of the most popular herbs in the world because of its medicinal uses, peppermint, a cross between watermint and spearmint, is a must-have for your kitchen. Being a hybrid it is sterile – it produces no seeds – and grows vegetatively and except for a few places, can grow anywhere. Peppermint has got a variety of uses; its leaves are commonly used in herbal teas which are great for weight loss and good digestion. Apart from that, as peppermint has a high menthol content, it is also commonly used for flavoring in ice-creams, toothpastes and chewing gums. Oil is also extracted from this valuable herb which has a lot of medicinal uses including, but not limited to, treatment of irritable bowel syndrome, while its aroma has many advantages, including enhancing memory and alertness.