Summer Savory is the better known of the savory species. It’s an annual, but otherwise is similar in use and flavor to the perennial winter savory. It is used more often than winter savory, as winter savory is thought to have a slightly more bitter flavour. Summer savory is reported to have many medicinal benefits. Savory originates from the southern part of Europe.
Lemon Verbena, is generally acknowledged to be the most strongly scented and intense of the lemon scented plants. Because of its scent, lemon verbena is used in making perfumes and toilet water, as well as a flavouring in baking, jelly and preserving. The plant has an incredibly strong minty-citrus scent that is quite powerful when harvested fresh, however the dried Lemon Verbena is less over-powering and more subtle.
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