Discover the secret health and brain boosting powers of the plants around you. Did you know that plants are good for the brain, helping mood and memory, reducing stress and sleeplessness and may even help prevent dementia? Did you know that just about every European species has mystery and medicine surrounding it?
Nestled above a meandering tributary of the Tyne in Northumberland, Dilston Physic Garden embraces the natural beauty and importance of plants for medicines and for our health and wellbeing, with a special focus on plants for the brain. Explore this beautiful tranquil physic garden and its two acre collection of 800 European medicinal species. Learn exciting facts that could change your life on the way!
Signboards tell you what part of health each plant supports and how. From fascinating legends and folklore in the history of each plants use, to their relevance in cutting edge science and medicine today, discover why plants are essential to keep us healthy, to boost many different aspects of our brain, and of vital importance as medicines worldwide.
The world of phytochemicals for health and medicine is astonishing. Of course plants have been traditionally used for hundreds of years, but today there’s a huge amount of scientific research from round the world to show just how plants and their chemicals ingredients treat specific disorders or boost and preserve our health.
There’s so much more to unfold, we’re only just beginning to understand their full potential. Many plants are positive powerhouses of preventative medicine. From flavonoids to terpenoids they contain antibacterials, antifungals, antivirals as well as anticancers, antioxidants and anti-inflammatories. All of which they produce to look after themselves in their environment, and many of which do and may have the same effects, as well as many more, in our body and in our brain.
We think it’s becoming obvious that if we want to live without disease, we can’t live without plants in our lives.