[Herbalist] alexanders- celery

BJ of NZ bjofnz at yahoo.co.nz
Mon Dec 31 19:26:19 PST 2007

try celery

Alexanders Herb 
Smyrnium olustrum
Also known as: Black pot-herb, Horse parsley, Black
Growing to 160cms high. Has roundish dark-green shiny
leaves in groups of three. Yellow-green flowers give
way to small black seeds in Summer. Larger stems have
a celery flavour
>From the Mediterranean. Thought to have been used by
Alexander the Great. Popular in Greece until 18th
Used in salads, stews and soups. The steamed flower
buds have been known to be used in salads. Used by
finely chopping leaves and stems.

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