The bible leaf plant has been grown since Medieval times. This plant is also called costmary or balsam herb. The leaves of the bible leaf plant were often used as a page marker for the bible. In the Middle Ages, this herb was found in almost every herb garden. The bible leaf plant has quite a long history and has been associated with the Virgin Mary. It was also used for covering doors as a strewing herb. This plant has a medicinal or balsamic scent. The leaves contain rich essential oils. The beautiful blooming flowers are yellow. This plant can be grown as a pot herb. It can grow well in full sun or partial shade. This herb is native to Europe and Asia. In the Middle Ages, this plant became a popular plant in almost every household because it had so many good uses.
In cooking, the bible leaf is used for adding flavor and as a preservative. These leaves were also used in making herbal tea to treat colds, stomach cramps, and to ease the pain of childbirth. The essential oils of the plant have been used in bathing as a scented rinse for the skin. The leaves of the bible leaf plant are dark green and shiny. They may be used fresh or dried. In herbal medicine, these leaves are used to make a salve for rubbing the skin. This salve was popular for treating wounds and insect bites.
This plant can grow to a height of three feet. This herb can be found growing in some regions of North America. It is a wonderful addition to any garden as it blooms every year. The leaves can be used as pot pourri. They are also used for flavoring baked bread. In the Middle Ages, this herb was useful in treating liver disorders and digestive problems. When using any herb as a health remedy or for medicinal purposes, please seek the advice of a herbalist or doctor before using. Some herbs may interfere with other herbs or prescribed medications. Some people may experience an allergic reaction to some herbs. You can purchase the plant in America and it may also be ordered online.
The bible leaf plant's leaves have a very bitter taste. In cooking, they are used for flavoring soups, sauces, and stuffing. This wonderful herb has many uses. The essential oil of these leaves were often used to make hair tonic.