Marjoram spice was used in ancient Egypt used for stomach digestive problems and also used for rheumatism. Has a distinctive, slightly biting flavor.
Use for: soups (bean, pea), salads, sauces, roasts (lamb, beef and pork), pates.
Thyme contains essential oil, whose main ingredient is thymol. It also contains flavonoids, tannins, triterpenes. Thymol has an antiseptic effect, shows activity in diseases of the upper respiratory tract, gastrointestinal tract-stimulates the appetite.
Use for: basic seasoning Italian and French cuisine, in addition to salads, cheese, minced meat, vegetables, legumes dishes
Basil - depending on the variety contains different constituents of essential oils (eugenol, camphor, chawikol, linalool), also contains rutin, carotene, glycosides and saponiny.Stosuje the fresh or dried leaves. Basil improves appetite, stimulates digestion and has anti-depressant.
Use for: salads, sauces, soups, meat dishes, marinades, vegetable dishes