Depending upon which herbs you use, the requirements are pretty much the same. A south or southeast facing window that provides at least 6 hours of light a day, or an area where grow lights can be used is key. Without proper lighting, the seedlings will become too leggy.
In addition to proper light, the use of good soil-less potting mix, the right amount of moisture and temperature will lend to successfully growing herbs. Try to avoid a drafty windowsill, as cold temperatures may inhibit or kill off your plants.
Indoor lights such as fluorescent or wide spectrum lights provide suitable light for seedlings and plants. Suspended lights hanging from chains can be adjusted upwards as the seedling sprout and grow. Initially, if the lights are about 1-2 inches above the soil they then can be moved upwards as the seeds sprout. There are a variety of growing kits on the market that include containers, lights, stands, heat pads, etc.
Once you determine which herbs you want to go, selecting growing containers is next. Of course,