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Herbology 101 - Herbal Remedies and Herb Information

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Lovage (Levisticum officinale)
Also called: Sea Parsley.
Use: Root, leaves and seeds.
This herb imparts a flavour similar to celery, which can be a lovely addition to any cook's repertoire; it is also a striking finsihing touch.
An ideal container herb, that loves sun or partial shade, Lovage has been used in soups and stews throughout the ages.
The root has an essential oil which is used for kidney, urinary tract and stomach ailments, as well as promoting menstruation.


WARNING: Use only confirmed domestic lovage plants. Bears close resemblance to water hemlock and poison hemlock.
Heavy use may invoke photosensitivity.

Used for:

  • Antispasmodic
  • Burns, cuts & skin irritations
  • Infections in urinary tract
  • Promotes menstruation
  • Diuretic
  • Colic
  • Digestion
  • Hepatic
  • Carminative
  • Emmenagogue
  • Menstrual Cramps
  • Antiseptic


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