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potherb

any plant having leaves, flowers, stems, etc., that are used in cooking for seasoning and flavouring or are eaten as a vegetable
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Bell removes ribs from big kale leaves, dries them raw, and crushes them into a jar to use as all-purpose potherbs, and to sell at her farmers market booth alongside her locally famous fruit leathers and dried tomatoes--a springtime treat that satisfies customers' appetites for fresh flavors.
Native Americans of the western plains used fresh clover leaves for salads and potherbs.
Others are plants that are used as vegetables like lambsquarters and stinging nettles; these are known as potherbs.
The titles of their contributions are as follows: An introduction to the scientific literature of herbs, spices and medicinal plants, Chemotaxonomic aspects of essential oils, Botanical nomenclature of culinary herbs and potherbs, Biochemistry of monoterpenes and sesquiterpenes of the essential oils, The biochemical pharmacology of plantalkaloids, Plyphenolic compounds with biological and pharmacological activity, Production ecology of secondary plant products, The chemistry, pharmacology and commercial formulations of chamomile, and Medicinal plants of Israel -an ethnobotanical survey.