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Usage Tips

  1. Dried herbs can be stored in sealed jars in a cool, dark, and dry place. Fresh herbs last longer when washed, carefully dried, stored sealed into a ziptop bag, and stored in the refrigerator.
  2. Herbs can be used as an ingredient to impart flavour and aroma to many recipes.
  3. Fresh herbs like parsley or cilantro can be chopped and sprinkled at the end of the cooking to add flavour.
  4. Dried herbs like oregano and basil can be sprinkled on pizza and pasta.
  5. They can be also be used for garnishing food.
  6. They can be added to soups, stews and sauces.

Common names and forms

  1. Aromatic Herbs
  2. Dehydrated Herbs
  3. Edible Herbs
  4. Fresh herbs
  5. Green Herbs


Herbs are any green or leafy part of a plant, with fragrant or aromatic properties, used for seasoning and flavoring food. Herbs can be used dried or fresh. Some common fresh herbs include cilantro, mint, and parsley, and dried herbs include rosemary, sage, oregano, and thyme. Dried herbs are added during the cooking whereas fresh herbs are added once cooking has been completed. They can even be used as a part of natural medicines.

Selection Guide

When buying fresh herbs, go for bright or deep green, depending on the variety, and perky looking. Also, make sure leaves are not wilted or yellowing. When buying dried herbs, make sure thy are properly sealed as open herbs may lose their flavor and aroma. Also, they should be completely dried with no evidence of moisture.

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