Any herb grown for culinary use.
- Some are used as flavouring herbs, additions for salads, or pot-herbs.
- His scheme was first to organize by categories, such as whole animals, animal parts and products, minerals, and plants - the last subdivided into roots, pot-herbs, fruits, trees, and shrubs.
- The young and tender nettle is an excellent pot-herb and the stalks are good as flax for making cloth.
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