Herbs - Natural Herbal Supplier And Herbal Specialist
BF1 supply major natural herbs and culinary herbs in Malaysia. All natural herbs like mint, basil, rosemary, bay leave, oregano, thyme, parsley and more, all are selected with best qualities and safe for food and drinking use.
Herbs are any plants used for flavoring, food, medicine, or perfume. Culinary use typically distinguishes herbs as referring to the leafy green parts of a plant (either fresh or dried), from a spice, a product from another part of the plant (usually dried), including seeds, berries, bark, roots and fruits.
In American botanical English the term herb is also used as an abbreviation of herbaceous plant. This usage is rarely found in British English.
Herbs have a variety of uses including culinary, medicinal, and in some cases spiritual usage. General usage of the term herb differs between culinary herbs and medicinal herbs. In medicinal or spiritual use any of the parts of the plant might be considered herbs, including leaves, roots, flowers, seeds, resin, root bark, inner bark (and cambium), berries and sometimes the pericarp or other portions of the plant.
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Culinary herbs are distinguished from vegetables in that, like spices, they are used in small amounts and provide flavor rather than substance to food.
Many culinary herbs are perennials such as thyme or lavender, while others are biennials such as parsley or annuals like basil.
Some perennial herbs are shrubs (such as rosemary, Rosmarinus officinalis), or trees (such as bay laurel, Laurus nobilis) – this contrasts with botanical herbs, which by definition cannot be woody plants.
Some plants are used as both herbs and spices, such as dill weed and dill seed or coriander leaves and seeds. Also, there are some herbs such as those in the mint family that are used for both culinary and medicinal purposes.
Plants contain phytochemicals that have effects on the body.
There may be some effects when consumed in the small levels that typify culinary spicing, and some herbs are toxic in larger quantities.
However, large amounts of these herbs may lead to toxic overload that may involve complications, some of a serious nature, and should be used with caution.
One herb-like substance, called Shilajit, may actually help lower blood glucose levels which is especially important for those suffering from diabetes.
Herbs have long been used as the basis of traditional Chinese herbal medicine, with usage dating as far back as the first century and far before.
Medicinal use of herbs in Western cultures has its roots in the Hippocratic (Greek) elemental healing system, based on a quaternary elemental healing metaphor.
Modern pharmaceuticals had their origins in crude herbal medicines, and to this day, some drugs are still extracted as fractionate/isolate compounds from raw herbs and then purified to meet pharmaceutical standards.
Some herbs are used not only for culinary and medicinal purposes, but also for psychoactive or recreational purposes; one such herb is cannabis.