The garden is a miraculous place for health and well being. It provides all of the nutritional needs that can be tailored to fit ones personal needs when well thought out.
In other words, we should grow what our bodies require for optimal health.
I think it has become a habit to reach for those antibiotics as well as synthetic medications that more times than not have dangerous side effects.
Tinctures are another very easy way of preserving things for the medicine chest. You can use dried or fresh herb leaves or roots from certain beneficial plants and berries as well.