Popular culinary herb with mild flavour. Fine leaved strain for pot culture and home gardening
The flower can be used as a garnish in salads etc. The flowers of this species are rather dry and less desirable than the flowers of many other species.
Leaves – raw, cooked or dried for later use. The leaves have a mild onion flavour and are an excellent addition to mixed salads, they can also be used as a flavouring in soups etc.
The plant has a beneficial effect on the digestive system and the blood circulation. It improves the appetite, is digestive, hypotensive and tonic.