What are Herbs?
An herb is a plant that is valued for flavor, scent, medicinal or other qualities other than its food value. Herbs are used in cooking, as medicines, and for spiritual purposes.
Articles on the following Herbs are available on the Informed Farmers Site. Please click onto the Herb coloured Blue to go to information on that Herb.
LIST OF HERBS
Basil (sweet basil, thai basil)
Betel Leaf (Cha Plu, Wild Betel Leaf)
Bitter Herb (Chinese: foo yip, English: bitter herb, Thai: phak kuang.
Chive (Onion Chives)
Coriander (Chinese: Uen sai, English: coriander or cilantro, Thai: pak chee )
Fenugreek (Hindi: methi)
Galangal (Bahasa: lengkuas, Chinese: hang dou kou, English: Siamese ginger or galingale, Thai: kha)
Garlic (Bahasa: bawang putih, Chinese: da suan or suan tau, English: garlic, Thai: gratiem)
Ginger (Bahasa: halia, Chinese: geung, English: ginger, Thai: khing)
Hot Mint (Vietnamese Mint)
Kaffir Lime Leaf (Kaffir Lime Leaves)
Lemon Grass (Bahasa: serai, Chinese: heong mau, English: lemon grass, Thai: takrai)
Marjoram (Oregano, Sweet Marjoram)
Mint (Common mint)
Perilla (Chinese: gee so or jen, English: beefsteak plant or shiso, Japanese: shiso (green) & aka shiso (red))
Rice Paddy Herb (English: Rice paddy herb or finger grass, Thai: phak kayaeng)
Turmeric (Bahasa: kunyit, English: turmeric, Thai: khamin)