Leisure Cilantro - Organic

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Leisure Cilantro - Organic

Coriandrum sativum (55 days) Open-pollinated. The name says it all. Leisure's excellent bolt resistance allows harvest at your convenience. A standard cilantro variety, very similar to Santo in flavor and uniformity. Used for its fresh green foliage, its edible flowers that attract beneficial insects, and coriander—its dried seeds. Produces leaves in generous quantity, essential flavoring in Indian, Chinese, Southeast Asian, North African and Latin American cooking. Accentuates soups, salsas and bean dishes like no other herb.


4515 Leisure - Organic
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A: 1g for $2.00  
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B: 4g for $3.00  
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C: 28g for $7.00  
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D: 112g for $21.00  
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E: 448g for $62.00  
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Herbs

Statements about medicinal use of plants have not been evaluated by the FDA, and should not be used for the diagnosis, treatment, cure or prevention of any ailment. Before using or ingesting any medicinal plant, consult a healthcare practitioner familiar with botanical medicine.

About medicinal herbs: Archeological evidence dates the medicinal use of herbs back 60,000 years to the Neandertals. 85% of the world’s population employ herbs as medicines, and 40% of pharmaceuticals in the U.S. contain plant-derived materials. Fewer than 10% of higher plant species have been investigated for their medicinal components. Interest in traditional herbal remedies continues to grow.

Herb culture: To substitute fresh herbs for dried in cooking, use triple the dried quantity called for in a recipe.

Drying herbs at home is not difficult. Whole leaves retain their flavor at least a year.

Some herbs are customarily grown from divisions because they cannot come true from seed, such as scented thymes and flavored mints. Some require fall sowing of fresh seed, such as sweet cicely and angelica, and these become available in August or September.

Takinagawa Burdock and Resina Calendula, as well as oats, mammoth red clover and alfalfa in the Farm Seed section, also have medicinal uses. Medicinal herbs such as black cohosh and goldenseal are available as plants, and shipped with Trees in the spring.