Subtle caraway type flavor.
Leaves used in meat dishes, salads and drinks
Flowers work well in desserts, salads and drinks
Leaves and flowers used to make soaps and potpourri
Attracts bees and butterflies
FULL SUN Can also adapt to PART SHADE if in well drained soil
Can be grown as houseplant in full sun
Plant in well drained soil and water when dry
Harvest leaves at any time but they have the most flavor and aroma before plant starts to flower.
Dry in cool, dark place so leaves don’t turn brown. Store in air-tight opaque container. Flowers can be dried by cutting long stems and hanging upside down in a dark place.
Harvest flowers as soon as they start to form.
Nervousness – aroma and/or tea helps promote calmness and lessen nervous tension
Sleep Aid – aroma and/or tea helps promote sleep
Congestion – warm tea used as chest compress relieves congestion
Headache – warm tea used as compress on forehead relieves pain
Digestion – aroma and/or tea help nausea and gas
Tea – Steep one quarter to one half teaspoon in a cup of boiling water