Typically the Mediterranean, it was in former times grown in Tuscany. Its fruits ( acini ) are used from which is extracted by steaming an essence with a characteristic odor. The essence has antispasmodic, carminative ( expulsion of intestinal gas ), and expectorating features.
It is suitable for light nervous ailments and for the affection of the respiratory apparatus.
An annual plant, 50/60 cm high.
- SEEDING: in the spring for summer/fall harvesting.
- GROWING: it requires mild climates and medium mixture grounds.
- TUSCANY HERB