Herbs are a blessing given by God.  Often, they grow freely along the way, ready to nourish and heal.  God's word is also full of blessings, freely given to nourish and heal our souls.  All scripture is from the English Standard Version (ESV) Bible.
  • Allspice

    Allspice contains a chemical called eugenol, which is thought to have some beneficial effects for pain and infection.

    WebMD Allspice 
  • Basil

    Basil contains many vitamins and minerals, as well as antioxidants. These compounds mostly disappear during the drying process, so opt for fresh when possible. May aid with blood sugar, arthritis, heart disease, & inflammation.

    WebMD Basil 
  • Black Pepper

    Black pepper offers health benefits thanks to its bioactive compounds, like "piperine" - a type of antioxidant that helps to lower the risk neurological conditions. Contains manganese - good for bone health, wound healing, and metabolism.

    WebMD Black Pepper 
  • Caraway

    People use caraway forindigestion,irritable bowel syndrome(IBS),obesity,constipation, and many other conditions, but there is no good scientific evidence to support these uses. it is possibly effective to aid digestion.

    WebMD Caraway 
  • Cayenne Pepper

    Cayenne peppers can provide a variety of health benefits. These include: pain relief, digestive help, metabolism boost, reductions in heart disease and cancer risk.

    Caution: Can interact with blood thinners, ACE inhibitors, acid reducers.

    WebMD Cayenne 
  • Cinnamon

    Cinnamon does have antioxidant, antibiotic, and anti-inflammatory properties, but for now, but levels of benefits are unknown. It is antibiotic, & anti-inflammatory.

    Caution: can interact with medications. Consult your doctor before taking cinnamon supplements.

    WebMD Cinnamon 
  • Citrus Peel

    The vitamins, fiber, and plant compounds in lemons can be part of a healthy diet. They can help with weight management and anemia prevention. Also are antibacterial, have been shown to reduce cancers, and contain Vitamin C.

    WebMD Lemon Peel 
  • Coriander

    Coriander is a source of vitamin C, calcium, magnesium, potassium, and iron. People use coriander for anxiety, constipation, diabetes, indigestion, parasite infections, irritable bowel syndrome(IBS), skin irritation, but studies are not conclusive.

    WebMD Coriander 
  • Cumin

    scientific research is finding evidence that backs up many of these traditional uses: antibacterial benefits, cancer prevention, cholesterol control, diabetes management.

    WebMD Cumin 
  • Dill

    Some chemicals contained in dill seed might help relax muscles. Other chemicals might be able to fight bacteria and increase urine production like a "water pill." Studies are being conducted as to other benefits.

    WebMD Dill 
  • Fennel

    In many parts of the world, it’s common to eat a little bit of fennel after a meal to aid with digestion and relieve gassiness. Fennel has been shown to help with digestion by reducing inflammation in the bowels and decreasing bacteria that cause gassiness. Can relieve colic.

    WebMD Fennel 
  • Garlic

    Medical research links garlic to a number of health benefits. It is best raw. Benefits include: increasing cardiac health; reducing risk of infection, clotting, and cancer risk.

    Caution: avoid if taking blood thinners, or in preparation for surgery.

    WebMD Garlic 
  • Ginger

    Ginger helps ward off infection, keeps your mouth healthy, calms nausea, sooths sore muscles and eases arthritis. It has been shown to curb cancer growth, and lower blood sugar and cholesterol. Can also ease menstrual pain and chronic indigestion.

    WebMD Garlic 
  • Lavender

    Lavender contains an oil that seems to have calming effects and might relax certain muscles. It also seems to have antibacterial and antifungal effects.
    Possibly effective for anxiety, stress, insomnia, depression, dementia, pain, but studies are inconclusive.

    WebMD Lavender 
  • Marjoram

    Marjoram can provide important health benefits. For example, compounds derived from marjoram have been shown to have anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial, and antioxidant properties. May ease anxiety.

    WebMD Marjoram 
  • Mint

    Unfortunately, there aren't many human studies documenting the impact mint has on the body apart from digestion support and irritable bowel syndrome relief. In vitro studies studies have found that mint is able to kill bacteria, reduce stress, and fight cancerous tumor cells.

    WebMD Mint 
  • Onion

    Scientists have linked onions to many possible health benefits, with most of them coming from the antioxidants in onions. Antioxidants help prevent cell damage in your body. Research shows that one particular antioxidant, called quercetin, protects health in several ways, such as fighting inflammation and boosting the immune system.

    WebMD Onions 
  • Oregano

    Oregano contains chemicals that might help reduce cough. Oregano also might help with digestion and with fighting against some bacteria and viruses. Possibly effective for treating high cholesterol and intestinal parasites.

    WebMD Oregano 
  • Parsley

    Parsley has many vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants that can provide important health benefits. It is a particularly rich source of vitamin K. Parsley also contains a good amount of vitamin A and antioxidants known as flavonoids. Can aid cancer prevention, diuresis, and eye health.

    WebMD Parsley 
  • Red Pepper

    Bell peppers are low in calories and high in nutrients, including several important vitamins, including vitamin C. You'll get 120 milligrams of vitamin C from just 1 cup of chopped green bell pepper. May lower blood pressure, aid digestion, and reduce diabetes risk.

    WebMD Red Pepper 
  • Rosemary

    Rosemary is high in Manganese, an essential nutrient for metabolic health, and helping the body to form blood clots, allowing injuries to heal faster. Additionally, it has been shown to provide stress relief, immune system and memory support, and potentially reduce cancer risk.

    WebMD Rosemary 
  • Sage

    Sage is very high in vitamin K, and it also contains vital minerals like magnesium, zinc, and copper. It has antioxidant benefits, and may help control blood sugar and cognitive function. May act as an anti-depressant.

    Caution: avoid consuming more than 6 cups of sage tea per day.

    WebMD Sage 
  • Savory

    The chemicals in summer savory are thought to decrease muscle spasms and kill bacteria and fungus.

    WebMD Savory 
  • Sea Salt

    Sea salt retains traces of minerals like calcium, potassium, and magnesium. Benefits include helping calm skin irritation and flare-ups of eczema when used as part of a warm bath. Sea salts with high levels of magnesium can also help increase hydration and reduce the roughness of skin in people with dry skin. 

    WebMD Sea Salt 
  • Sumac

    Sumac has not been studied to scientifically support beliefs in its benefits, but popular uses are for kidney and bladder problems including irritable bladder, loss of bladder control, and bed-wetting.

    WebMD Sumac 
  • Thyme

    Thyme contains chemicals that might help bacterial and fungal infections. It also might help relieve coughing and have antioxidant effects. People commonly use thyme for cough, patchy hair loss (alopecia), dementia, and many other conditions, but there is no good scientific evidence to support these uses.

    WebMD Thyme 
  • Turmeric

    Turmeric contains a chemical called curcumin, which might reduce swelling. Because curcumin and other chemicals in turmeric might decrease swelling, it is often used to treat conditions that involve pain and inflammation. People commonly use turmeric for osteoarthritis.

    WebMD Turmeric 
  • Isaiah 26:3

    You will keep in perfect peace all who trust in you, all whose thoughts are fixed on you.

  • Luke 12:27-28

    Consider the lilies...they don't work or make their own clothing, yet even Solomon in all his glory does not dress as beautifully as them. How much more will God take care of you?

  • Genesis 1:29

    And God said, "Behold, I have given you every herb bearing seed, which is upon the face of all the earth."

  • Psalm 91:2

    I will say of the LORD, He is my refuge and my fortress: my God; in whom will I trust.

  • Isaiah 7:4

    Be careful, be quiet, do not fear, and do not let your heart be faint.

  • Numbers 6:24-26

    The LORD bless you and keep you; the LORD make his face to shine upon you and be gracious to you; the LORD lift up his countenance upon you and give you peace.

  • Jeremiah 17:7-8

    “Blessed is the man who trusts in the LORD, whose trust is the LORD. He is like a tree planted by water, that sends out its roots by the stream, and does not fear when heat comes, for its leaves remain green, and is not anxious in the year of drought, for it does not cease to bear fruit.”

  • Psalm 20:4

    May He give you the desire of your heart and make all your plans succeed.

  • Proverbs 16:3

    Commit your work to the LORD and your plans will be established.

  • Jeremiah 29:11

    For I know the plans I have for you, declares the LORD, plans for welfare and not for evil, to give you a future and a hope.

  • Philippians 4:19

    And my God will supply every need of yours according to his riches in glory in Christ Jesus.

  • Psalm 34:8

    Oh, taste and see that the LORD is good! Blessed is the man who takes refuge in him!

  • Psalm 23:1-2

    The LORD is my shepherd; I shall not want. He makes me lie down in green pastures. He leads me beside still waters.

  • Proverbs 16:20

    Whoever gives thought to the word will discover good,
    and blessed is he who trusts in the LORD.

  • Psalm 31:19

    Oh, how abundant is your goodness, which you have stored up for those who fear you and worked for those who take refuge in you, in the sight of the children of mankind!

  • Philemon 1:25

    The grace of the Lord Jesus Christ be with your spirit.

  • Romans 12:14

    Bless those who persecute you; bless and do not curse them.

  • 2 Cor 9:8

    And God is able to make all grace abound to you, so that having all sufficiency in all things at all times, you may abound in every good work.

  • 1 Peter 3:9

    Do not repay evil for evil or reviling for reviling, but on the contrary, bless, for to this you were called, that you may obtain a blessing.

  • Galatians 5:22-23

    But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control; against such things there is no law.

  • Isaiah 9:6

    For to us a child is born,
    to us a son is given;
    and the government shall be upon his shoulder, and his name shall be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God,
    Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace.

  • 3 John 1:2

    Beloved, I pray that all may go well with you and that you may be in good health, as it goes well with your soul.

  • Deuteronomy 28:1

    And if you faithfully obey the voice of the LORD your God, being careful to do all his commandments that I command you today, the LORD your God will set you high above all the nations of the earth.

  • Matthew 5:6

    Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they shall be satisfied.

  • Psalm 119:2

    Blessed are those who keep his testimonies, who seek him with their whole heart,