Urban Gardening: 6 Immunity-Boosting Plants to Grow for a Happier Healthier Home

Right now, one of the main priorities inside most households across the world is keeping their family safe, which includes strengthening their immune system as much as possible. Whether through nutrient-rich foods or healthy drinks, people are finally realizing the importance of maintaining a healthy diet. And to add to the list of simple things you can do to boost your immunity, there are many plants that you can easily grow at home to enjoy their beauty, as well as their immunity-boosting benefits.

Scroll down to find out more about these healing plants that are easy to find and grow.


Rosemary is widely-known as a powerful immunity booster and can be an efficient source of  iron, calcium, and vitamin B6 in culinary dishes. Adding to its beautiful fragrance, rosemary can flush out toxins, relieve stress, and improve your mood.


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This plant provides excellent protection against viral infections and stimulates the production of white blood cells. It has a sweet aroma and will be a nice addition to your little home or kitchen garden.


Chives is rich in vitamins A and C, potassium, iron and calcium, among others, and is a natural immunity booster. Although they may take a little time to grow, they are cheap and delicious!


The leaves of this plant look very unique and will surely look good in your house. Sage has multiple vitamins, can strengthen your immune system, and doesn’t need too much water to grow. It also smells absolutely gorgeous!


Thyme has numerous benefits. It has vitamins A and C, so it can boost your immune system, can be a tasty culinary addition, can be brewed in your tea, looks very appealing, smells good, and is easy to grow.


If you are usually impatient, lemongrass is the ideal plant for you because it grows quite fast. It also has an array of health benefits, from improving immunity and hair growth to dandruff control and pain relief.

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