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Allheal

Leaves – raw or cooked. They can be used in salads, soups, stews etc. Somewhat bitter due to the presence of tannin in the leaves, though this can be removed by washing the leaves. A cold water infusion of the … Continued

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Banana Mint

The flowers are astringent, cardiac and stimulant. The seeds are used as a stimulant in the treatment of coughs. The expressed oil from the seeds is used in the treatment of pulmonary affections. The fruit of many members of this … Continued

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Chives

Leaves – raw, cooked or dried for later use. The leaves have a mild onion flavour and are an excellent addition to mixed salads, they can also be used as a flavouring in soups etc. The leaves are often available … Continued

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Crown Vetch

Nitrogen-fixer. The whole plant, used either fresh or dried is a cardiotonic. It should be used with extreme caution, see the notes above on toxicity. A decoction of the bark has been used as an emetic. The crushed plant has … Continued

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Cunningham Mint

A_low growing mint which makes a wonderfully scented ground cover._Cunningham mint is a sort of pennyroyal and has_the same very clean, minty aroma. It makes a bright green carpet but tends to die back in the winter and is a … Continued

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English Thyme

Leaves and flowering tops – raw in salads, used as a garnish or added as a flavouring to cooked foods, going especially well with mushrooms and courgettes. It is an essential ingredient of the herb mix ‘bouquet garni’. It retains … Continued

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Garlic Chives

Leaves – raw or cooked. A mild flavour, somewhat like a cross between garlic and chives, they are delicious in salads. The flavour is destroyed by lengthy cooking. The leaves are available from early spring until late in the autumn. … Continued

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Hardy Perennial Leek

Bulb – raw or cooked. The small bulbs can vary considerably in size from 2 – 6cm, they have a fairly strong leek to garlic flavour and are nice as a flavouring in cooked foods. Leaves – raw or cooked. … Continued

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Lungwort

Leaves – raw or cooked. They can be added to salads or used as a potherb. A fairly bland flavour but the leaves are low in fibre and make an acceptable addition to mixed salads, though their mucilaginous and slightly … Continued

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Oregano

Leaves – raw or cooked as a potherb. Oregano is an important flavouring herb in Mediterranean cookery, and is often used dried rather than fresh. The leaves are used as a flavouring for salad dressings, vegetables and legumes, and are … Continued

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Sweet Grass

An essential oil from the leaves is used as a food flavouring in sweets and soft drinks. It has a strong vanilla-like flavour. The leaves are added to vodka as a flavouring. The plant is said to be used as … Continued

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Wild Leeks

Bulb – raw or cooked. Used mainly as a flavouring in salads and savoury dishes. This is one of the best N. American wild species for sweetness and flavour. A mild sweet flavour, resembling leeks. The bulb is rather small, … Continued

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Wild Thyme

The leaves of some cultivars can be used as a condiment. They can be used as an ingredient of the herb mix ‘bouquet garni’, or added to soups, vegetables etc, going particularly well with mushrooms or courgettes. If the leaves … Continued

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