A common aromatic herb in the mint family, the same plant family as other nutrient-dense, beneficial herbs.
Basil is used to add flavor to a variety of recipes. It is also well-known for its immunity-enhancing properties.
Basil extract, or basil essential oil, is proven to help prevent a wide range of health conditions.
For cooking, Basil is used in tomato sauce, pesto, or vinegars. It is also sprinkled over salads and sliced tomatoes, either whole or chopped.
Chives is a member of the allium family, which includes onion and garlic.
The slender and tubular stalks lend a mild onion flavor to foods, pairing
particular well with eggs, rice, potato and cheese of all kinds.
Leaves from chives can also be used to flavor salads, dips, soups, stews, vinegars, cheese dishes sour cream and butter.
Dried chives are excellent additions to soups and salads, soft cheeses and herbal butters.
Mint is a refreshing herb that can add flavor to many dishes.
Mint can be added to drinks, mixed into side dishes or used to season
Mint is often added to drinks to create an interesting flavor and for its health benefits.
Mint, especially spearmint and peppermint, is used in tea because of its ability to ease upset stomachs. Mint can be added to water for its
refreshing qualities and it is added to alcoholic beverages such as Mojitos and Mint Julep.
Rosemary is one of the most aromatic and pungent herb.
Its needle like leaves have pronounced lemon-pine flavor that pairs well
with roasted lamb, garlic, and olive oil.
Rosemary is also a nice addition to tomato sauce, pizza, and pork.