Top 10 Medicinal Plants and Herbs to Grow at Home


Known for its anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties, calendula petals are used in skincare products and herbal teas; easy to grow indoors or outdoors with minimal watering needs.

Aloe Vera:

A versatile medicinal plant with soothing gel used in skincare and haircare products; thrives with bright indirect sunlight and minimal watering.


Popular for its calming properties, chamomile tea aids digestion and promotes relaxation; easy to grow at home with full sun exposure and minimal watering.


With medicinal uses ranging from promoting sleep to aiding wound healing, lavender thrives with bright, direct sunlight and infrequent watering.

Tea Tree:

Valued for its antibacterial and antifungal properties, tea tree oil treats wounds and skin conditions; grows well indoors with direct sunlight and regular watering.


Versatile herb used in tea and essential oils to relieve respiratory issues and digestive discomfort; easy to grow indoors with regular watering and no fertilizer needed.

Tulsi or Holy Basil:

Adaptogenic herb with numerous health benefits including stress relief and improved digestion; thrives with full sun exposure and regular watering.


Immune-boosting plant with antioxidant properties; grows well in loamy, well-draining soil with partial shade and minimal watering.

Lemon Balm:

Used for relaxation, stress relief, and minor skin irritations; easy to plant at home with rich, well-draining soil and moderate watering.


Aromatic herb with mental clarity and focus-promoting properties; thrives with full sun exposure and occasional watering.