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Chervil Leaf

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Chervil Leaf - ANTHRISCUS CEREFOLIUM

(Cut & Sifted) (Organically Grown) Available in 1 OZ, 1/4 LB, 1/2 LB, 1 LB.

Description: Chervil is a small, low-growing annual herbaceous plant that is a a member of the Apiaceae (Umbilliferae) family, but much more aromatic than parsley. It is a hardy plant having large spreading bright green leaves and tufts of sweet-smelling white flowers. Chervil is is an aromatic and fragrant plant and its flavor is subtle and slightly sweet, similar to anise or licorice. Chervil leaf is full of vitamin C, carotene and other minerals.

Origin: France

Other Names: Anise Chervil, British Myrrh, French Parsley, Garden Beaked Parsley, Garden Chervil, Sweet Cicely, Sweet Fern

Part Used: Leaf

Culinary Uses: Chervil Leaf adds flavorful addition to sauces, salads and dressings, soups, pasta, egg, vegetable, grain dishes, poultry, and seafood. Chervil's flavor dissipates once heated, so you'll want to add it near the end of cooking.

Medicinal Uses: Chervil has been considered a blood cleanser and used for rheumatism and kidney issues. An infusion of chervil leaves is thought to stimulate digestion and relieve disorders of the circulation and liver.

*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.*