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Lovage
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Apiales
Family: Apiaceae
Genus: Levisticum
Hill
Species: L. officinale
Binomial name
Levisticum officinale
W.D.J.Koch

Lovage (Levisticum officinale) is a tall perennial plant.

Uses

Lovage leaves can be used in salads or to make soup, and the roots can be eaten as vegetable or grated for use in salads. Lovage seeds can be used as a spice. In the UK, lovage cordial was traditionally mixed with brandy as a winter drink. [1]

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