Medicinal use: The false pepper is native to Brazil and continues to grow wild in this country from north to south (especially in the Atlantic Forest, Cerrado and Pampa). This tree is very attractive ornamentally, in frost-free regions of South America for its decorative foliage and fruits. The seeds are used as a spice in moderation, adding black pepper, it is used to garnish and add a note of flavor to all kinds of salads, soups, sauces, meat and fish.
Medicinal use: It is used, along with other herbs from the mountain, to season recipes in the oven such as roast lamb, roast chicken with vegetables or roast knuckle. We also find it aromatizing cold dishes such as smoked salad, ñoras salad with artichokes or cod salad with vegetables, in Mediterranean European cuisine it is an essential element and it could be said that it identifies. This is because it is a plant native to this region, ubiquitous throughout its territory.
Medicinal use: Thick central root plant. The stems can reach over 60 cm in height. Due to its high iron content, its consumption is recommended to people who suffer or are prone to anemia and / or anorexia, and also to those who suffer from weakness, fatigue or physical fatigue. Parsley can be consumed raw in salads, or drunk in infusions.
Medicinal use: The greater nettle is also a powerful purifier, both of the blood and of the whole organism. Nettles are used as a textile fiber and as food, since once cooked they lose their stinging power and have a pleasant taste. They are eaten as a vegetable, in tortilla soup, pizza.
Medicinal use: It is the primary ingredient in the mix of species called zataar. Origanum syriacum is harvested from natural grasslands that can be used to prepare za’atar, a mixture of dried herbs, sesame and sumac for flavoring
Medicinal use: Oregano is an excellent seasoning to dress any type of meat, broths, soups and even provides an exquisite taste to stews of beans, peas, lentils, chickpeas and other grains. As an aromatic, seasoning and culinary plant, Cuban or French oregano has multiple applications in traditional and modern cuisine. In traditional medicine, the decoction of fresh leaves is used in respiratory conditions as a bronchodilator and in common colds, as a digestive.
Medicinal use: Mint is used both fresh and dry as it does not lose its aroma. In the kitchen it is usually used to accompany lamb, cucumber salads, new potatoes, seafood, peas They have a mixed aroma and flavor of chocolate and mint, and it is authentic, it seems that you are eating a mint bonbon, which makes it in the perfect herb to flavor our desserts.
Medicinal use: It can be used in gardening as a bedding plant, giving a pleasant minty smell when stepped on. This plant is also used in cooking, the most famous of which is the mint cream flavor. It is sometimes said to have a smell similar to pennyroyal. M requienii, along with pennyroyal, is thought to be one of the best species to use as a companion to brassicas such as broccoli, cabbage, cauliflower, etc.
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.
Medicinal use: One of the most popular ways to use peanuts is its roasted and salted consumption; They are also used as additives or substitutes for other grains in the preparation of jams and nougats, and in addition, the forms of consumption are very varied, whether in soups, stews, sweets, horchatas. Peanuts are primarily grown for human consumption. As a whole seed, it has various uses in human food (roasted peanuts as a “snack” or confectionery) or it can be processed to produce peanut butter, oil and others.
Medicinal use: Bay leaves are ideal in dishes cooked over low heat, marrying perfectly with other aromatic herbs such as parsley or thyme. They are added as a flavoring for stews, marinades, meat or fish sauces, legume and vegetable stews, soups, creams or grills.
Medicinal use: This perennial is popular for its edible leaves and tender stems as well as its ability to survive hot and humid conditions even with occasional flooding. If the stems are densely planted in shade and manure is added, the plants will form a living fence of edible leaves for family consumption or commercial sale year-round.