“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