Spicy Mustard Seed:

In Chinese medicine this is often used in digestion. It’s called a yang tonic, which means it stimulates and invigorates the body.Sage:

This not only adds to flavouring stuffing’s and meat dishes, sage has long been used as a digestive aid, especially with fatty meals.


Has soothing properties that help relax and calm. Tie dried lavender leaves into a sachet to tuck under your pillow for a refreshing night’s sleep.

Lemon Balm:

Grow this for its citrus scent and flavour. A recent study shows that it has 10 times more antioxidant activity than Vitamin C or E.