Aromatic plant


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A herb or herb is a type of plant from which certain parts ( flowers , fruits , seeds , bark , roots , rhizomes and other parts) are used as spices .

Aromatic plants are among the useful plants . Many are medicinal plants at the same time :

“Aromatic plants are those plants whose organs in fresh, dried or preserved form are used as ingredients for food and luxury foods due to their content of taste and odor-improving substances. Most of the aromatic plants are medicinal plants from the indication groups stomachica and carminative . They stimulate the appetite through reflex effects and through direct influence on the digestive organs, promote the digestive processes and prevent digestive disorders, e.g. B. Colic, before. "

- Eberhard Teuscher : textbook of pharmaceutical biology. A textbook for pharmacy students in the second phase of their training

See also

Individual evidence

  1. Duden: Spice Plant. accessed on May 22, 2017
  2. Eberhard Teuscher: Medicinal Plants. In: Wolfgang Ax , Rudolf Hänsel , Josef Hölzl (Hrsg.): Textbook of pharmaceutical biology. A textbook for pharmacy students in the second phase of their training. Springer DE, 1996, ISBN 978-3-540-58969-3 , page 355.