What herb's Latin name is 'equisetum arvense'?

Answer The common name of the plant whose scientific name is Equisetum arvense is field or common horsetail.The plant is rich in minerals such as calcium, potassium, and silicon. So one of its many uses i... Read More »

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Where does equisetum horsetail live?

Equisetum or horsetail lives in moist soil, disturbed soil, as well as dry, barren soil. It grows in wooded areas, meadows and swamps and on riverbanks and lakeshores. It also inhabits drier areas ... Read More »

What is the difference between fresh herbs and dried herbs?

there is a big difference in taste, texture , color and visual appeal to a dish. dried herbs can give a dish a 'hot' taste and i don't mean spicy. Use fresh when ever possible ,they are so much b... Read More »

How to Replace Fresh Herbs With Dried Herbs?

When a recipe calls for fresh herbs but you're all out of them, it it possible to substitute dried herbs on many occasions. However, it is important to know how to do this successfully, something f... Read More »

Do you pronounce "herbs" as erbs or herbs?

Where I'm from (New England), we ALWAYS say "erbs" (as in "erbs and spices"). In fact, I don't recall ever hearing someone even on television pronounce the "h." However, I think in other English-s... Read More »