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African Blue Basil (Ocimum kilimandscharicum × basilicum ‘Dark Opal’ L.)

Origin African blue basil is native to the African continent. It is a member of the mint family, which includes other well-known herbs such as...

Alpinia (Alpinia officinarum L.)

Family Ginger - Zingiberaceae  General information Alpinia officinalis resembles ginger. It is native to China (Chainani Island). Alpinia is widely cultivated in China, Japan, India, and...

Amaranth (Amarantus L.)

Amaranth is one of the most wonderful genera of plants that has been undeservedly forgotten. In Greek, amaranthos is a flower that does not...

Anise (Pimpinella anisum L.)

Family. Celery - Apiaceae (Umbelliferae)  General knowledge  Aniseed was known as a spice and herb in Ancient Egypt, Rome, and Greece. It was used to treat...

Anise Hyssop (Agastache foeniculum L.)

Family Notrelidae - Lamiaceae (Labiatae)  General knowledge  It is a perennial herbaceous plant growing from the western USA to Canada, found in the Far East and...

Arrowroot (Maranta arundinacea L.)

Arrowroot is a small, attractive, shade-loving plant that produces an edible tuber. The white, bract-covered tubers grow as long as a medium-size sweet potato...

Artemisia (Artemisia abrotanum L.)

Family. Asteraceae Also known as Mugwort General knowledge  It is a perennial, fragrant shrub. It grows in southwestern and central Europe and Asia Minor. Cultivated in Central...

Arugula (Eruca sativa L.)

This herbaceous annual is native to the Mediterranean region. It has been cultivated since Roman times and is considered an aphrodisiac. The leaves are...

Asparagus (Asparagus officinalis L.)

Origin  The medicinal asparagus is thought to have originated from the Mediterranean coast. It was cultivated by the ancient Egyptians and Romans. Later, it was...

Basil (Ocimum basilicum L.)

Origin Basil originated in India. It arrived in Europe in the mid-16th century and quickly became a favorite herb. Consumption Fresh and dried plants, leaf juice, infusion,...

Bay Laurel (Laurus nobilis L.)

Family. Lauraceae General information The Noble Laurel is an evergreen shrub or tree native to southern Europe. Currently cultivated in Mediterranean countries, Asia Minor, Transcaucasia,...

Beetroot (Beta vulgaris L.)

Origin The red beetroot is descended from the wild beetroot. Cultivated beetroot originated in Asia around 3000 years ago. Originally the leaves and petioles were...

Berries

Berries are a type of fruit that come in many different shapes, sizes, and colors. They are often sweet and juicy, and can be...

Black Salsify (Scorzonera hispanica L.)

Family - Asteraceae (Compositae)  General knowledge  The black salsify is widespread in southern and south-eastern Europe, western Asia, and America. It grows in grasslands, steppes, shrubs,...

Blackberry (Rubus fruticosus L.)

Origin The blackberry is a fruit that belongs to the Rosaceae family. It is an aggregate fruit that is made up of many small drupelets....

Blueberries (Vaccinium L.)

History The geographical distribution of the Blueberries is very wide, but the major centers are South-East Asia and North America. All researchers point out that...