Herb

Herb

The spice on the steak- Rosemary

Rosemary is a widely grown garden plant that is known as a culinary herb, in which this species also can be planted as an ornamental plant. Rosemary is scientifically known as Rosmarinus officinalis that is under the family of Lamiaceae. It is an upright with a strong woody shrub. This woody shrub is densely clothed with narrow and deep green leaves that ranged about one inch. Some botanists recognize up to twelve species in this […]

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Herb Phytochemicals

Live a life full of joy and laugh-vender

Lavender (Lavandula) is a genus of forty-seven known species of flowering shrubs in the mint family, Lamiaceae. It is a medicinal lavender, which is an evergreen perennial plant. It is native to the Old World and is found in Cape Verde and the Canary Islands, and from Europe across to Northern and Eastern Africa, the Mediterranean, Southwest Asia to India. These fragrant, evergreen, aromatic shrubs of the mint or labiate family form compact and regular […]

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Herb

The citrusy grass – lemongrass

A tufted, aromatic, evergreen clump-forming and perennial grass with a sweet taste and citrusy flavour known as lemongrass are not only used in Asian recipes. It has other common names such as West Indian lemongrass, Seregrass, fever grass, Ce Kala, Nche awuta, Ahihia tii, Hhashel laymum, and Koriko oyibo. It is a herb that originated in Asia and Australia that travels along the spice route from Asia to Europe. It is also known as citronella […]

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Herb Horticulture Vegetable

Are you into that hot and spicy?

A very spicy fruit known as chili pepper is known as chile, chile pepper, or chili.  It is scientifically known as Capsicum sp. It is found under the genus Solanaceae, a berry-fruit of a plant. This genus has about ten annuals and shrubs from tropical America renowned for its fruits’ hot taste. Some varieties contributing to the fiery hotness are considered essential in so many of the world’s cuisines. Chili is known as one of […]

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Botany Fruit Herb Opinions

Know your kitchen plants like a botanist

How many names of the fruits and vegetables do you know in the market or your kitchen? To know their common name, it is easy! That is because all plants are labeled before we purchased them from the market. However, do you know what is a vegetable and fruit scientifically? When we buy some vegetables at wet markets or freshly from the farms, we often see tomatoes are selling together with other vegetables such as […]

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