Lavender is a fantastic perfume, either in the form of an essential oil or dried blossoms tucked into the lingerie drawer or in a pouch tossed into the clothes dryer to scent a load of laundry. Lavender, known to have calming properties, is used in aroma therapy. It is so gentle to the skin that it is incorporated into baby lotions and recommended for a goodnight sleep.
Thousands of years ago, ancient civilizations used lavender to perfume the deceased before mummifying their bodies, and to perfume their baths, the air and their foods. Further, the herb was referred to in religious rituals of anointing and other holy protection. Lavender, quite expensive in ancient times, was often combined with other ingredients and fragrances, such as roses, pumpkin and spices, to stretch it into a more affordable and versatile product.
Easy to grow and hardy, lavender plants are an attractive perennial in the garden or in containers. The herb comes in many varieties with long lasting blossoms that perfume the air and calm the soul.
marjoram is used for making food and cooking
Herbs are any plants used for flavoring, food, medicine, or perfume. Herbs have a variety of uses including culinary, medicinal, and in some cases spiritual usage. General usage of the term "herb" differs between culinary herbs and medicinal herbs.
Not necessarily, they can be ,but some medicinal herbs are not culinary, and some culinary are not medicinal.Culinary - means an herb used in cooking to enhance or flavour a dish. Medicinal - means an herb used to treat an illness, disease, injury or other medical condition. Some herbs have one use or the other, while many can be and are used for both applications.
Lavender is both a flower and a herb. It is used as a herbal filler in sachets between clothes as a fragrance and in scented waters
Rosmarinus officinalis or the common Rosemary is an herbaceous shrub. It is used as an ornamental plant as well as a culinary herb.
Souf is a flavorful herb with strong aroma often used in culinary and medicine. The English name for souf is fennel.
Patchouli is an herb in the mint family. The oil from patchouli plants has a strong scent and is commonly used in soap and perfume.
Yes. Rosemary is a shrub. But it is also used as an herb for cooking.
Oregano is a culinary herb, the leaves are used in cooking. The dried herb has more flavour than the fresh. It is added to tomato sauce, grilled meat and fried vegetables. Used in Greece, Portugal, Spain, Italy, Turkey and Syria as well as Latin America
Yuerba buena is a herb from the Mint family and can be used in herbal teas, for adding taste to gravy, flavouring meat and can be used to flavour drinks such as lemonade and gin.
Yes, spearmint tea is a herbal tea. It is an aromatic herb of the mint family, the common garden mint widely used for the culinary purposes.
It is used as a fragrance or incence it's also used to make perfume and sometimes used as an anti inflammatory or to relieve other minor medical conditions.