PLANTS OF FLAT LEAF PARSLEY - PETROSELINUM CRISPUM
Large and flat leaf parsley. Culinary and medicinal plant. The leaves dry or fresh flavour soups, meat or fish stews, sauces and vegetables. The essential oil of Parsley stimulates appetite and increases the blood flow to the stomach and uterus. The seed is used for the preparation of curries, breads and sausages. Crushing them gives an exotic flavor.
Evergreen plant of 20-30cm. Strongly scented. Found in herb gardens and from time to time along paths and walls. It grows on acid and well drained soils.