Scientific name: Justicia macrantha
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Lemon balmCulinary Garden, Essential Oil garden, Medicinal Garden ₡1,900.00 Add to cart
Scientific name: Melissa officinalis
Origin: Mediterranean and S Europe
Medicinal use: Its leaves are often used to give aroma and flavor to both hot and cold tea. The leaves are also used to flavor dishes as a substitute for lemon peel. The fresh leaves give a lemony flavor to salads, soups, sauces, herb vinegars, game and fish (especially in Spain), and are an ingredient in Agua del Carmen, Liquors such as Benedictine and Chartreuse and cordials of vina.
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Toothache plantCulinary Garden, Medicinal Garden ₡1,900.00 Read more
Scientific name: Acmella oleracea
Origin: S America
Medicinal use: Only a small part of the leaves are used and provides a unique flavor in salads. Cooked leaves lose their strong flavor and can be used as a leafy vegetable. Both fresh and cooked, it is used in Brazilian gastronomy as an ingredient in different dishes, such as tacacá. The chewed leaves and flowers give a tingling sensation on the lips and tongue, due to its local anesthetic action and, therefore, it is used for tooth pain.
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Grass, LemonChinese, Culinary Garden, Medicinal Garden ₡1,900.00 Add to cart
Scientific name: Cymbopogon citratus
Origin: SE Asia and E India
Medicinal use: It is used in Asian cuisine, especially in Thailand. In, it is one of the most used herbs to prepare tereré, the traditional drink of the country. Lemon tea, also known as lemon grass or zacatillo, is a citrus-scented plant native to India which is rich in antioxidants that help to relieve pain. One of the most important properties of this plant is that it helps lower the cholesterol level due to its antihypercholesterolemic properties.
18 in stock
Grass, Indian lemonCulinary Garden, Essential Oil garden, Medicinal Garden ₡1,900.00 Add to cart
Grass, Indian lemon
Scientific name: Cymbopogon flexuosus
Origin: SE Asia
Medicinal use: Se usa en la cocina asiática, especialmente en la de Tailandia. En, es una de las hierbas más utilizadas para preparar el tereré, la bebida tradicional del país. La hierba limón crece en climas templados y cálidos. Requiere para su crecimiento la presencia de luz. De ella se obtiene un aceite esencial. Es carminativo, digestivo y para el tratamiento de flatulencia. En infusión se utiliza como tónico aromático y febrífugo.
22 in stock