Latin Name: Rubus idaeus
Origin: Bulgaria, Poland
Aroma: Mildly aromatic, fresh and herbaceous
Flavor: Astringent, herbaceous and slightly bitter
History: The raspberry leaf has been in use for medicine for years, with the first documentation of the herb in 1957. It has mostly been used during pregnancy, though recent studies find little effect on pregnancy or delivery.
Culinary applications: Mostly used in tea, but the leaves can also be used as a garnish
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