Wild Herbs: Weeds Or Wild Herb?
Is the old name of “Weeds” for our wild herbs still correct? Which plants as weeds “that is very clear and obvious for many people: stinging nettle, yarrow, or dandelion are such weeds in their eyes and have these ugly plants in a stylish garden actually finding anything.” Your only task is to believers in classical weed to turn our beautiful meadows, parks and gardens in a thicket of ugly and to expel the ornamental plants aesthetic to many from these areas. Who however closer thinks about the topic of weeds wild herbs, which will quickly determine that these unloved plants very well have their raison d ‘ etre. Many of them have healing properties. What would our natural doctors and health practitioners without the blutreinigenden nettle which digestive Yarrow or the hemostatic St. John’s wort be? And even the inconspicuous daisies, the many lawn owners regularly with its tiny flowers, annoys, has healing properties (stimulating the appetite)! Who takes the so called weeds so more closely scrutinized and tracking their positive and beneficial properties, which will very quickly realize that the term weed for most of these plants is completely wrong and misleading. It would be much more appropriate to classify plants according to their application: clear: on the grass of Wimbledon or the baroque garden Daisy nor nettle have to look for something. “In the monastery garden, however, the situation is completely one other: here often precisely those crops due to its healing effects -, the many people as weeds” bezeichen. Lucky way today deploys a rethink in the wake of the environmental movement and the formerly so unpopular weeds celebrate their comeback as weeds! Raphael Balogun.