Lovage has a long history of uses. Leaves can be used in salads, or to make soup, stocks and broths. The roots can be cooked and eaten as a vegetable or grated for use in coleslaw. Flavour similar to celery and a smell of lime when crushed. Lovage tea can be applied to wounds as an antiseptic or drunk to stimulate digestion. The seeds can be used as a spice, used like fennel seeds. Perennial / 1 to 1.2m / Part Sun to Full Sun / Low Water and Fertliser needs.
Basilea Living Herbs Basilea Farm, Burpengary grows pesticide-free culinary herbs, gourmet greens and edible flowers, available locally in Brisbane and Moreton Bay, South East Queensland, Australia.