Love & Kindness

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Meditation

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Gardening

  • Growing Thyme

    • Facts: Thyme is a perennial herb which umbrellas many variations. It can be used for food flavouring or medicinal purposes. It's part of the mint family, and is Mediterranean

    • It has potassium, vitamin A, vitamin C, and magnesium. 

    • You can grow it inside a pot indoors

    • Before planting, mix in compost or any organic alternative

    • Thyme needs full exposure to sunlight

  • Growing Rosemary

    • Facts: A part of the mint family with Mediterranean origins, it's used to flavour foods with its bitter taste. It boosts the immune system with it's antibacterial properties. The aroma of rosemary is a good stress reducer. It has phytochemicals that are useful in maintaining good health.

    • Rosemary requires full sunlight

    • Keep them well hydrated on a regular basis

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  • Growing Basil

    • Facts: A part of the mint family with Indian origins, it is used to flavor foods like meats and veggies. It has many vitamins and minerals, as well as antioxidants. It has Calcium Vitamin A, Vitamin K, Magnesium, and Potassium

    • Basil needs around 8 hours in the sunlight and does well with shade 

    • Water thoroughly  

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References: 

 

Britannica, The Editors of Encyclopaedia. "basil". Encyclopedia Britannica, 8 Dec. 2021, https://www.britannica.com/plant/basil. Accessed 4 August 2022. 

 

Britannica, The Editors of Encyclopaedia. "rosemary". Encyclopedia Britannica, https://www.britannica.com/plant/basil. Accessed 4 August 2022. 

 

Contributors, W. M. D. E. (n.d.). Rosemary health benefits, nutrients per serving, preparation information, and more. WebMD. Retrieved August 4, 2022, from https://www.webmd.com/diet/health-benefits-rosemary

Contributors, W. M. D. E. (n.d.). Thyme: Health benefits, nutrients per serving, preparation information, and more. WebMD. Retrieved August 4, 2022, from https://www.webmd.com/diet/health-benefits-thyme