Parsley is extremely good for cleansing the body and ridding it of excess water. This herb is bursting with vitamin K, and has rich levels of vitamin A, B, and C. What is even more exciting, is that this favorite and most popular herb can be found in your supermarket ALL year long! :)
In cooking, fennel is found quite often. Although this is true, it is found that people either LOVE the spice, or despise it with a fiery passion. Some believing this plant shouldn't even be labeled edible to eat! If you are still unsure of whether or not you like fennel, it is very comparable to the taste of black licorice, and most people either love, or hate this pungent candy!
Mint is one of the most common flavoring agents, and one of my personal favorites among food and beverages such as mint tea, mint chocolate chip ice cream, mint candies.. the list is endless. Mint is also widely available among fragrances in soaps and cosmetics.
In addition to all of basil's medicinal attributes, it is probably one of the most used spices in many Asian cultures (Thai Basil). Although this is true, it is more commonly known as the main ingredient in Pesto, a well known dish in Italian cuisine.
Dill is used as a flavoring agent in many manufactured snack foods such as dill pickle chips, as well as widely used in a variety of cultures from all over the worst.
Thyme oil is used as a germ killer in ointments and mouth washes. It is also applied to the scalp to treat baldness, to the ears to fight bacterial and fungal infections (like an ear ache), and to teeth to prevent tooth decay. All in all, a pretty good essential oil to have around the house for a variety of purposes.
Red thyme, rather than normal thyme is used in products some of us may use everyday such as, perfumes, soaps cosmetics and toothpastes.
Lavender oil is often used in baths, candles, soaps, perfumes and potpourri. It is a very pleasant, popular smell that helps people unwind and relax.
Whenever I think of oregano, I think Italian. Pasta, pizza, tomatoey, cheesy goodness... How could you ever go wrong?
Rosemary is great with food, it is a very strong herb, so be careful not to overdo it (or you may be eating flowers for dinner...). A little secret: The best thing to pair rosemary with is potatoes!
Because of Sages pleasant aroma and taste, it is often used as a fragrance component in soaps and cosmetics, and is a commonly used spice in almost any cuisine.