Scientific Name: Myrrhis odorata
Common Name: Sweet Cicely
Other Common Names:
Anise, British Myrrh,
Cerfeuil Musque, Cow Chervil, Finocchiella, Great Chervil, Great Sweet Chervil,
Holy Grass, Myrrh, Perifolio, Roomse Kervel , Shepherd's Needle, Smooth Cicely,
Smoother Cicely, Spanische Sussdolde, Spansk Korvel, Sweet Bracken, Sweet
Chervil, Sweet Cicely, Sweet-Cus, Sweet-Humlock, Sweet-fern, Sweets, The Roman
Plant Type: Perennial
Where To Plant: Full Sun to Partly Shady
Soil Types: Average
Zones (See US Zone map): 3-7
Number of Seeds Per Pack: 35
Notes: Sweet anise- scented leaves and stalks used in sweets and desserts.
Order and sow in the Fall or Winter.
MYRRHIS ODORATA. Sugar-saver. Sweet, anise-scented leaves and stalks (fresh or dried) add delightful
flavor to sweets and desserts, saving about half the sugar. Of particular interest to diabetics.
BEST SOWN IN FALL OR WINTER.
Any statement made concerning medical
conditions treated with this herb is not intended as sound medical advice. The
seeds are NOT to be ingested only planted. Herbs need to taken only with
the guidance of a trained physician or established herblist.