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The Complete Herbs Guide: How to Use, Recipes, Benefits

Next time you feel your dishes lack oomph, forget the salt shaker. Throw out the artificial flavoring packs and opt for the inimitable flavor of fresh herbs. Herbs can completely change the flavor of a dish.

Add some herbs to chicken and it tastes Mediterranean, add different mix of herbs and it tastes of Asia, add something else entirely and the chicken suddenly hails from the Caribbean. Herbs make all the difference.

Herbs pack a massive flavor punch. But these aromatic herbs don’t just tickle the taste buds, guaranteeing a flavorsome meal; they also come with impressive health benefits. From fighting pain to protecting against chronic disease, herbs do it all. 

How to Store Fresh Herbs & Make Them Last Longer

To get the most flavor and aroma from your fresh herbs and ensure they keep as long as possible, you need to store them properly.

Thyme: How to Use, Cook & Store

This popular herb was used in 16th-century England by those suffering from bronchitis. Research has shown that a component of thyme known as thymol,...

Tarragon: How to Use, Cook & Store

Known as the king of herbs by the French, tarragon has been used traditionally to sooth sore gums. According to current research, tarragon can...

Rosemary: How to Use, Cook & Store

Rosemary is a popular garden herb that may improve memory by suppressing activity of a substance called acetylcholinesterase.1 If weight loss is a goals rosemary might...

Mint: How to Use, Cook & Store

There are a whopping 30 types of mint out there, but the two most popular types are peppermint (bright green leaves, purple stems and...

Oregano: How to Use, Cook & Store

Oregano can do much more than simply liven up your pizzas and pastas – this little herb is packed with antioxidants that show promising...

Fenugreek: How to Use, Cook & Store

Widely used in traditional Indian medicine, fenugreek has an amazing repertoire of health benefits. Research has shown that this herb may improve sensitivity to insulin,1...

Dill: How to Use, Cook & Store

Often referred to as "dill weed", dill leaves are part of the same family as parsley and bay leaf. According to research, dill leaves...

Cilantro: How to Use, Cook & Store

You either love it or hate it. But one thing’s for sure. It’s packs a massive health punch. Health Benefits This flavor-packed herb is loaded...

Chives: How to Use, Cook & Store

Health Benefits As a true member of the allium family which also includes garlic, onions, scallions and leeks, chives contain a nice dose of allicin,...

Bay Leaf: How to Use, Cook & Store

Bay leaf is a delicious herb used in cooking and also to make tea. Find out which dishes, foods & flavors bay leaves go best with, its benefits & uses.

Basil: How to Use, Cook & Store

‘Basil’ is derived from the Greek word for ‘royal’. And this little herb is totally living up to its name.