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Lovage Seed

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Levisticum officinale

Very pleasant celery type taste to the palate.

  • Leaves can be added to whisky!
  • Reaches 6 feet (2 metre) tall.
  • Yellow flowers.

Supplied as a packet of approximately 85 seeds.

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A flavoursome useful plant that gives a very pleasant taste to the palate if a few crushed leaves are added to Whisky! A yeasty celery aroma arises which is quite delightful. Lovage also makes a pleasant cordial.

It is a member of the carrot family.

  • Perennial.
  • Umbels of yellow flowers July - August.
  • Reaches 4 - 6 foot 6" (1.2 - 2 metres) tall.
  • Likes deep, rich soil but will tolerate stony soil.
  • Prefers part shade.
  • Not suitable for growing indoors.
  • Dies back completely in Winter.
  • Sow seed late Summer in drills ½" (1 cm) deep.
  • Plant out 2 feet (60 cm) apart in Autumn or Spring.
  • Culinary Uses.
  • Stems can be used as you would celery with cheese, in soups, stews or as a roast vegetable to accompany the Sunday joint.
  • Good for salad and cream cheese.
  • Stems can be candied.
  • Used to make liquers.
  • Medicinal Uses.
  • Used for treating upset stomachs and tummy aches.
  • Roots can be used to treat ulcers, bronchitis.
  • Can be used for menstrual pain and cystitis.
  • To relieve skin irritation use in a bath.
  • If you chew the dried root it will increase your level of alertness.
  • Can be used to treat colic (including young children), indigestion.
  • Can increase appetite.
  • Said to be a blood cleanser.
  • Can be used to treat bad coughs as it will loosen phlegm.
  • Can be used as an eye bath to treat sore eyes.
  • Other Uses.
  • Used in perfume making.
  • Attracts beneficial insects.

Disclaimer
As with all alternative medicines and plants with purported medicinal benefits it is important to inform your health care providers that you are using them; this helps to ensure safe and coordinated care. We can accept no liability for any side effect or contingency from any allergy or any other cause or harm that may arise. If in doubt please do consult a medical practitioner before using. Do not take whilst you are pregnant. 

How To...

How To Sow & Grow Herbs
Detailed advice on sowing and growing herbs outside and under protection. Includes information on watering and pest control.

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A Note About Our Seed Packets & Seed Counts
Information on Victoriana's method of packeting seed, including information on the seed packets. Also details on Victoriana's seed guarantee.

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