The Healing Power of Herbs
This quote still rings true today. Here are the chemical and nutritional properties and history of the Herbs we use in our Herb Spread.
Parsley - petroselinum crispum
The Superfood Herb
Contains: Parsley is a source of flavonoids and antioxidants, especially luteolin, apigenin, folic acid, vitamin K, vitamin C, and vitamin A. Half a tablespoon (a gram) of dried parsley contains about 6.0 µg of lycopene and 10.7 µg of alpha carotene as well as 82.9 µg of lutein+zeaxanthin and 80.7 µg of beta carotene.[
Health Benefits: Serves as an Anticancer Powerhouse, Fights Diabetes, Promotes Bone Health, Boosts Immune System, a Natural Antibiotic, Keeps the Heart Healthy, Detoxifying.
Culinary Uses: A versatile flavour for almost any meal - particularly liked by most children!
Used in Mediterranean, European, English and American cuisine.
Rosemary - rosmarinus officinalis
The Herb of Remembrance