Energy 126Kj (30kcal), Carbohydrates 4.35g, Fat 0.73g, Protein 3.27g, Vitamin C 58.1 mg, Vitamin E 0.21 mg
Chives are cultivated both for their culinary uses and their ornamental value; the violet flowers are often used in ornamental dry bouquets. Chives thrive in well-drained soil, rich in organic matter, with a pH of 6-7 and full sun.
Chives are very low in calories; 100 g of fresh leaves provide just 30 calories. Nonetheless, they contain many noteworthy flavonoid anti-oxidants, plant fiber, minerals, and vitamins that have proven health benefits
Calories 2, Fat 0g, Protein 0.1g, Sodium 1mg, Carbohydrate 0.5g
All mints thrive near pools of water, lakes, rivers, and cool moist spots in partial shade. In general, mints tolerate a wide range of conditions, and can also be grown in full sun. Mint grows all year round.
Mint is a great appetizer or palate cleanser, and it promotes digestion. It also soothes the stomach in cases of indigestion or inflammation. Drinking a cup of mint tea can give you relief from stomach aches.
Energy 95Kj (23kcal), Carbohydrates 3.67g, Fat 0.52g, Protein 2.13g, Vitamin C 27mg, Vitamin E 2.5mg
It's a fast-growing, aromatic herb that grows in cool weather. This herb is used to flavor many recipes and the entire plant is edible.
The disinfectant, detoxifying, antiseptic, antifungal and antioxidant properties of coriander are ideal for clearing up skin disorders such as eczema, dryness and fungal infections. Some of the acids present in coriander, like linoleic acid, oleic acid, palmitic acid, stearic acid and ascorbic acid (vitamin-C) are very effective in reducing the cholesterol levels in the blood.
Calories 6, Carbohydrates 1.2g, Fat 0.3g, Potassium 21mg, Protein 0.2g
High quality Sage is grown branches grafted from an estalished plant and transplanted in well-drained soil.
Extracts of sage can enhance cognitive performance, comparable to the effect of the caffeine found in tea and coffee.
Calories 2, Carbohydrates 0.4g, Fat 0.1g, Potassium 11mg, Protein 0.1g
Easy to grow in mild, wet weather and is known to be pest resistant.
Rosemary is used to alleviate muscle pain, improve memory, boost the immune and circulatory system, and promote hair growth.
Calories 14, Carbohydrates 2.4g, Fat 0.3g, Potassium 145mg, Protein 1.1g
Propagated by root division in hot, sunny weather without excessive water.
French tarragon is rich in phytonutrients as well as antioxidants that help promote health and prevent disease.
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