Drink peppermint tea to calm a bloated stomach. It’s also good for nausea (without vomiting) and for heating up the body and making it sweat. Stay away from peppermint, however, if you experience heartburn!
How to cut herbs - for basil don't pluck leaves off, instead trim stem. Leave two sets of leaves on stem (leaves grow in pairs across from each other). Cut immediately above the second set of leaves from the ground. Plant will then grow new branches from