The sweet scent of flowers and the colors attract insects, especially the honey bees. found in rocky Mediterranean landscape. Salvia officinalis has a long history of medicinal and culinary use, and in modern times as an ornamental garden plant. Salvia officinalis has a long history of medicinal and culinary use.
Goji berry has been in use for centuries in traditional Chinese medicine. Goji were considered boast a wide range of useful medicinal properties. The most nutritionally dense fruit on the planet. When harvesting eat quickly or use as dried fruit before the berry gets destroyed. Fruits are bright orange to red, oval-shaped and 1-2 cm in size. Fruits ripen in July and October. Goji berry is a plant that can grow to a height of 1-3 meters. A woody perennial bush that will begin producing fruit over the second growing year. It can easily be grown in containers. Known as the most nutritionally dense fruit on Earth.
Native to the Mediterranean region. Grows to 70–150 cm (28–59 in) tall. The leaves have a gentle lemon scent, related to mint. During summer, small white flowers full of nectar appear and attract bees, hence the genus name Melissa (Greek for 'honey bee’).
Classic culinary herb. Small round plant the leaves are needle-shaped with woody stems reaching heights of less than 10 inches. Thyme is served in many ethnic dishes around the world. Used to flavor soups marinated with rosemary and lemon zest. Thyme is also served with seafood dishes, chicken or red meat. The flavor of the herb is released as it is cooked slowly, making it a great herb for slow cooking meals. Thyme is considered to have been used by ancient Egyptians for mummification. Thyme was already known during biblical times.The plant contains essential oil, which is also found in oregano and hyssop, which has antiseptic features that helps the body faced pathogens.
Salvia Judaica is common to Israel. One species of sage is mentioned in the Talmud. Many sage sprigs thin cross-section during flowering and ripening seeds the whole plant flowers purple hue, beautiful flowers are blue-violet. One of the first plants to bloom in spring flowering between April-June.
No need to add lemon into your next dish. Lemon basil contains intense flavor of basil with a touch of lemon. The plant has bright green leaves with a small diameter. Beautiful basil plant, a hint of lemon taste and fragrance.
Azov has been known since biblical times because of its healing properties. mentioned in the Bible ten times as a small plant growing on a wall. It is common in the eastern Mediterranean maquis and rock outcrops. In Israel, following harvest of commercial quantities of the wild plant, the continual existence stands in danger, therefore, Azov is declared as a protected plant.
An ancient species known from antiquity. A herbaceous perennial native to the eastern Mediterranean, with populations in Cyprus, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon and Syria. It typically grows in open fields, rocky soils, and among low-growing native shrubs. It was first described in 1853 by botanist Pierre Edmond Boissier, with the epithet "hierosolymitana" referring to "royal, sacred Jerusalem".
Originally a true Italian breed, super sweet variety. Medium size 5-6cm leaf. Deep green foliage, large leaf type with a very high yield and high uniformity. Mainly used for open field. 30-35 days. Delicate flavor with a pleasant aroma. Super sweet variety. Dark green foliage.
Landrace cultural and traditional culinary herb, known in the area for many generations coming from the Sandale village in the Jezreel Valley, the largest provider of Mulukhiyah, in the country and perhaps the world. Mulukhiyah dish is a stew consisting of Mulukhiyah, greens and varying types of meat. Mulukhiyah is usually accompanied by white rice. Originated in Egypt where it is considered a national plant and is also recognized Israeli kitchen, both Palestinians and Egyptian Jewish kitchen.
Thai basil is one of those spices that make the difference. Very common in Southeast Asia kitchens. This traditional Thai basil is used to fragrance dishes and change their taste profile by adding a unique aroma of Basil. Thai basil reminiscent the flavors of anise, but more subtle, a tremendous contribution for the taste of the dishes.
The East Mediterranean sage has been used in folk medicine since the days of the Romans. Sage is mentioned in the context of medical use in the biblical Assaf Harofeh's book. A bushy plant that reaches a height of about one meter with green velvet-white leaves. Another name for East Mediterranean sage is the “Three Lobed Sage” do to the composition of three part leaf. Grows naturally in the Mediterranean forest on land containing silicon. It is considered to be one of the most important medicinal herbs in the Middle East for problems such as abdominal pain and the digestive system in general. Can grow without irrigation, even during the hot summer months, a spectacular show of a flowering plant when spring comes, March-April.
Coriander is a native specie to the region, spanning from southern Europe and northern Africa to southwestern Asia. Coriander is a soft plant growing to 50cm (20 inches) tall. The seeds are generally used as a spice or an added ingredient in other foods or recipes.
Annual plant well known around southwest and central Asia, and particularly Israel. Dill is one of a kind, leaves of dill are aromatic and are used to flavor many foods such as fish dishes, borscht, soups, as well as pickles (where the dill flower are sometimes used). Dill is best when used fresh. Grows to a height of 40-60 cm with Stem bearing thin and delicate leaves, unique and gentle taste.
Italian heirloom breed has large leaves, flat with a concentrated flavor, great when fresh or used for drying and freezing. Parsley is full of vitamins and antioxidants and considered as a “super food”. The source of the name is from the Greek and means: PETROS- stone, SELINON- celery, meaning Mountain Celery.
An annual plant of the composite family Asteraceae. medical literature reported a number of beneficial effects for chamomile. Research with animals suggests antispasmodic, anxiolytic, anti-inflammatory and some antimutagenic and cholesterol-lowering effects for chamomile. Chamomile has a very pleasant aroma, graceful plant 15-50 cm height.