Dried lovage can be used in our kitchen in many different ways. Adding it to soups and sauces will effectively enhance their aroma. You can easily add it to home-made herbal butter with a hint of garlic. It is also worth knowing that lovage perfectly emphasizes the taste of pates, vegetable pastes and meatballs (even vegan ones). In addition, it is worth adding it to home-made tinctures and even warming tea.
This plant has also found application in the modern pharmaceutical industry. Lovage leaves can be found in the composition of numerous dietary supplements that are intended to improve our well-being during the day. The care properties of lovage are also important. This herb can be found in numerous products (including shampoos and conditioners), thanks to which it becomes possible to improve the condition of our hair. Additionally, lovage is a common ingredient in perfumes intended for both women and men.
Application in the kitchen:
- Lovage looks, tastes and smells like celery. In the kitchen, it is used to make the popular spice - maggi.
- Fresh lovage leaves are added to soups, including broth.
- Some people use lovage stalks, like celery stalks, in salads and salads.
- Crushed lovage seeds are added, in English cuisine, to bread and cakes.
- Lovage is used in the production of bouillon cubes, and in the alcohol industry to flavor vodka and liqueurs.
Lovage has been used for centuries in various areas of life. It is used primarily in cooking, herbal medicine and cosmetology.