Basil -- Cure for: Tummy troubles Studies suggest that eugenol, a compound in basil, can keep your gut safe from pain, nausea, cramping, or diarrhea by killing off bacteria such as Salmonella and Listeria. Eugenol even has an antispasmodic property that can keep cramps at bay, says Mildred Mattfeldt-Beman, PhD, chair of the department of nutrition and dietetics at Saint Louis University. Use minced fresh basil in sauces or salads.
Thyme.Used in spells and charms to attract loyalty, affection, and the good opinion of others. Burn as an incense or use in charms and hang in the home for banishing and purification of the home. Bring into the home to attract good health for all occupants. Use in dream pillows to prevent nightmares and facilitate a night of restful sleep.