Latin Name: Centella asiatica
Origin: India, Sri Lanka
Flavor profile: Characteristic
History: This plant is highly regarded as the most spiritual of herbs in India. The leaf resembles a brain, which is why it is seen as the herb that balances the right and left hemisphere of the brain by developing the ‘crown chakra’, or the energy center at the top of the head.
Farming / Harvesting: This member of the parsley family is a perennial herb. It is picked throughout summer months.
Culinary applications: Mostly used in salads or as a garnish
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