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Herbs and Spices

Herbs and Spices

Get to Know Plants

Clove (Syzygium aromaticum L.)

Family. Myrtle - Myrtaceae General knowledge  The clove tree is native to the Moluccas. It is cultivated in many tropical countries such as Indonesia, Sri Lanka,...

Common Hop (Humulus lupulus L.)

Family Cannabaceae General information The range of wild hops covers a large area. It covers central and southern Europe, Asia Minor, Crimea, Caucasus, Western Siberia,...

Common sage (Salvia officinalis L.)

Origin  Sage originates from the shores of the Mediterranean Sea. It was considered sacred by the Romans. It spread most widely in Europe during the...

Coriander (Coriandrum sativum L.)

Origin  Coriander is native to the eastern Mediterranean and Asia Minor. The Greeks and Romans spread the plant throughout Europe as a spice and herb....

Costmary (Tanacetum balsamita L.)

Family Asteraceae (Compositae) General knowledge It is a perennial, strongly scented herbaceous plant. It is widespread in southwest Asia. It is widely cultivated in almost all...

Dill (Anethum graveolens L.)

Origin  The common carp originates from the eastern shores of the Mediterranean. It spread in Europe in the 10th century.  Consumption  Dill is a very popular aromatic...

Elecampane (Inula helenium L.)

Family. Asteraceae (Compositae)  General knowledge  The Elecampane Cultivated in Russia, Ukraine. France, Japan, USA. The Elecampane is already mentioned by Hippocrates. In ancient Greece and Rome,...

Fennel flower (Nigella sativa L.)

Family. Sedges - Ranunculaceae  General knowledge  It is an annual plant native to southern Europe. It is widespread in Southern Europe, Central, and South-East Asia, North...

Garden Nasturtium (Tropaeolum majus L.)

Family. Nasturtiums - Tropaeolaceae  General knowledge  It is an annual herbaceous plant native to Peru, where it grows naturally. It is widely cultivated in temperate and...

Garden Thyme (Thymus vulgaris L.)

Origin  Thyme is a medicinal herb native to the Mediterranean coastal countries. The Sumerians have been using this plant since 3500 BC. It was spread...

Ginger (Zingiber officinale L.)

Family Ginger - Zingiberaceae General information  It is a perennial plant thought to be native to the Bismarck Islands in South Asia. It is cultivated...

Juniper (Juniperus communis L.)

Family. Cypress - Cupressaceae General  Juniper is an evergreen shrub or tree that is widespread throughout Europe, Asia, and North America. In Lithuania, it grows...

Lemon balm (Melissa officinalis l.)

Origin  The medicinal lemon balm originates from southern Europe, the Mediterranean, Iran and Central Asia. It was first cultivated in Spain in the 7th century...

Levander (Lavandula angustifolia L.)

Family. Notrelias - Lamiaceae (Labiatae)  General knowledge  This is an evergreen semi-evergreen shrub native to southern Europe. It grows on its own in Mediterranean coastal countries....

Lovage (Levisticum officinale L.)

Family. Celery - Apiaceae (Umbelliferae)  General knowledge  It is a perennial herbaceous plant native to southern Europe. It is now widespread in Asia and the Americas,...

Marjoram (Origanum majorana L.)

Origin  Marjoram is native to the Mediterranean coast. It was used as an ornamental plant and spice by the ancient Egyptians, Greeks and Romans. In...