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Herbs have over the years been used for their unique medicinal purposes. However, most herbs are now a common ingredient in the kitchen. Here are some of the common types of herbs.

Basil is one of the most versatile herbs found in Mediterranean dishes that have tomatoes. It needs warmth to grow and the seeds are simple to handle.


Parsely has dark green leaves with stubby stems. The aromatic herb is mostly sprinkled over dishes before serving to add flavor.


The fragrant, woody herb is used in most dishes for dressing or stuffing. It’s also a favorite flavoring agent for meat and soup dishes. You’ll find it in vegetable platters, beef/lamb dishes, and salads.


Mint is a lush green and flavorful herb common in most kitchen gardens and grocery stores. Its long shelf life makes it easy to store for months.


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