The Extraordinary Powers of Ordinary Herbs
Photography by: courtesy of Shutterstock
This great culinary herb, native to southern Europe, is milder than its pungent Russian cousin called simply tarragon. French tarragon has a light anise seed flavor and combines perfectly with rice and vegetables. French tarragon tea will aid digestion and help relieve insomnia and constipation, To make the tea, steep 1 teaspoon of dried leaves in 1 cup of freshly boiled water, covered, for 5 to 10 minutes. Strain.