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lovage,

tall perennial herb (Levisticum officinale) of the family Umbelliferae (parsleyparsley,
Mediterranean aromatic herb (Petroselinum crispum or Apium petroselinum) of the carrot family, cultivated since the days of the Romans for its foliage, used in cookery as a seasoning and garnish.
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 family), native to the mountains of S Europe and cultivated elsewhere. Its aromatic fruits are used in soups and as a flavoring for confectionery and for some liqueurs. An aromatic oil extracted from the roots has been used medicinally and also for flavoring. The edible leaves are usually used like celery. Lovage is classified in the division MagnoliophytaMagnoliophyta
, division of the plant kingdom consisting of those organisms commonly called the flowering plants, or angiosperms. The angiosperms have leaves, stems, and roots, and vascular, or conducting, tissue (xylem and phloem).
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, class Magnoliopsida, order Apiales, family Umbelliferae.
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lovage

Grows as tall as a person. Yellow-greenish flowers in globular clusters. Leaves look like wide parsley with a touch of maple leaf influence and can be used in soups and salads. Roots can be eaten raw or steamed, grated into salads. Smells an tastes like celery. Seeds can be used like fennel seeds. Lovage tea is antiseptic and is used to stimulate digestion, relieve bloating, gas and flatulence.. High in the flavonoid quercetin. Do not take if pregnant or have kidney problems.

lovage

1. a European umbelliferous plant, Levisticum officinale, with greenish-white flowers and aromatic fruits, which are used for flavouring food
2. Scotch lovage a similar and related plant, Ligusticum scoticum, of N Europe
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