Herb: Bastard Stone-Parsley
Latin name: Sison amomum
Medicinal use of Bastard Stone-Parsley:Carminative, diaphoretic, diuretic.
Description of the plant:
(3 1/4 foot)
Habitat of the herb:Hedgebanks and roadsides, usually on calcareous soils.
Edible parts of Bastard Stone-Parsley:Root - cooked. It is said to taste like celery. The aromatic leaves and seed are used as a condiment. The fresh seeds have a nauseous smell.
Propagation of the herb:Seed - sow late spring or early autumn in situ.
Cultivation of Bastard Stone-Parsley:Hedgebanks and roadsides, usually on calcareous soils.
Known hazards of Sison amomum:None known
Plant information taken from the Plants For A Future.