Freeze | Herbs Seen in Davao – Part One

THE 81st Araw ng Dabaw celebration featured, among others, culinary herbs at the parking area of SM City Davao in Ecoland, Davao City. Herbs are savory plants used for flavoring food. They are also used in medicine and for fragrance.

Let’s take a look at some those plants.

SAW Tooth Coriander is reportedly rich in calcium, iron, carotene, and riboflavin. Its harvested leaves are widely used as food flavoring and seasoning herb for meat and many other foods. Its medicinal value includes its use as a tea for flu, diabetes, constipation, and fever. - Culantro: A Much Utilized, Little Understood Herb https://www.hort.purdue.edu/newcrop/proceedings1999/v4-506.html

SAW Tooth Coriander is reportedly rich in calcium, iron, carotene, and riboflavin. Its harvested leaves are widely used as food flavoring and seasoning herb for meat and many other foods. Its medicinal value includes its use as a tea for flu, diabetes, constipation, and fever. – Culantro: A Much Utilized, Little Understood Herb https://www.hort.purdue.edu/newcrop/proceedings1999/v4-506.html

LOCALLY known as kintsay, Celery is an excellent source of vitamin K and molybdenum. It is a very good source of folate, potassium, dietary fiber, manganese and pantothenic acid. Celery is also a good source of vitamin B2, copper, vitamin C, vitamin B6, calcium, phosphorus, magnesium and vitamin A (in the form of carotenoids). – Celery – The World’s Healthiest Foods. www.whfoods.com/genpage.php?tname=foodspice&dbid=14

LOCALLY known as kintsay, Celery is an excellent source of vitamin K and molybdenum. It is a very good source of folate, potassium, dietary fiber, manganese and pantothenic acid. Celery is also a good source of vitamin B2, copper, vitamin C, vitamin B6, calcium, phosphorus, magnesium and vitamin A (in the form of carotenoids). – Celery – The World’s Healthiest Foods. www.whfoods.com/genpage.php?tname=foodspice&dbid=14

IT IS packed with carotenoids, as well as many other minerals like potassium, manganese, iron, and calcium, all of which are beneficial and necessary elements in a person's diet. Arugula contains phytochemicals, which are beneficial in preventing cancer. - 10 Interesting Benefits of Arugula | Organic Facts https://www.organicfacts.net/health-benefits/vegetable/health-benefits-of-arugula.html

IT IS packed with carotenoids, as well as many other minerals like potassium, manganese, iron, and calcium, all of which are beneficial and necessary elements in a person’s diet. Arugula contains phytochemicals, which are beneficial in preventing cancer. – 10 Interesting Benefits of Arugula | Organic Facts
https://www.organicfacts.net/health-benefits/vegetable/health-benefits-of-arugula.html

LEMON balm is an easy to grow herb that not only attracts bees to the garden, but is also a great anti-viral with relaxing properties that are helpful for soothing frayed nerves and calming hyper children. Traditionally, it's been used to gently treat colic and upset stomach in everyone from infants to elders. - 12 Things to Do With Lemon Balm - The Nerdy Farm Wife https://thenerdyfarmwife.com/12-things-to-do-with-lemon-balm/

LEMON balm is an easy to grow herb that not only attracts bees to the garden, but is also a great anti-viral with relaxing properties that are helpful for soothing frayed nerves and calming hyper children. Traditionally, it’s been used to gently treat colic and upset stomach in everyone from infants to elders. – 12 Things to Do With Lemon Balm – The Nerdy Farm Wife https://thenerdyfarmwife.com/12-things-to-do-with-lemon-balm/

OREGANO is a very flavorful herb that is often used in Italian, Greek and Spanish cooking. It is often used in seasoning blends, including Italian Seasoning, and pairs well with meats, tomato dishes, and eggs. - How to Use Oregano & Oregano Oil for Improved Health https://wellnessmama.com/8409/oregano-herb-profile/

OREGANO is a very flavorful herb that is often used in Italian, Greek and Spanish cooking. It is often used in seasoning blends, including Italian Seasoning, and pairs well with meats, tomato dishes, and eggs. – How to Use Oregano & Oregano Oil for Improved Health https://wellnessmama.com/8409/oregano-herb-profile/

IT IS used in soups, sauces, caviar, salads, meet, egg dishes, etc. The herb plays a big part in Asian cuisine. If garlic is felt to be avoided then garlic chives are the best way to add the flavor without pitting the garlic into the dish. The flower stems of garlic chives are used for seasoning many dishes. - Garlic Chives - Nutrition Facts, Health Benefits, Uses and Pictures https://www.onlyfoods.net/garlic-chives.html

IT IS used in soups, sauces, caviar, salads, meet, egg dishes, etc. The herb plays a big part in Asian cuisine. If garlic is felt to be avoided then garlic chives are the best way to add the flavor without pitting the garlic into the dish. The flower stems of garlic chives are used for seasoning many dishes. – Garlic Chives – Nutrition Facts, Health Benefits, Uses and Pictures https://www.onlyfoods.net/garlic-chives.html

TARRAGON is an excellent source of minerals such as magnesium, iron, zinc, and calcium. The herb is rich in Vitamin A and Vitamin C as well as B-6. Tarragon contains antioxidants that help to neutralize free radicals in the body. Tarragon helps to support cardiovascular health. - Nutritional and Medicinal Benefits of Tarragon - The Free Range Life https://thefreerangelife.com/benefits-of-tarragon/

TARRAGON is an excellent source of minerals such as magnesium, iron, zinc, and calcium. The herb is rich in Vitamin A and Vitamin C as well as B-6. Tarragon contains antioxidants that help to neutralize free radicals in the body. Tarragon helps to support cardiovascular health. – Nutritional and Medicinal Benefits of Tarragon – The Free Range Life https://thefreerangelife.com/benefits-of-tarragon/

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