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Chive Rings

  • Allium schoenoprasum
  • Origin: Austria
Chive Rings

SKU
c_r1oz

Common Name

Standardized: chive
Other: chives

Botanical Name

Allium schoenoprasum L.
Plant Family: Liliaceae

Overview

Introduction

The chive is the smallest of the onion family and is native to Asia and Europe, and has been used both medicinally and as a culinary ingredient for 5000 years, but not actively cultivated until the middle ages.

Constituents

Alanine, allyl-mercaptan, beta-carotene, caffeic acid, citric acid, ferulic acid, glutamic acid, glycine, histidine, Isoleucine, kaempferol, malic acid, methionine, niacin, octacosanol, quercetin, thiamine, vitamin C.

Parts Used

The fresh or dried stem, chopped.

Typical Preparations

Can be used to make teas, but more often used in cooking.

Precautions

Specific: No known precautions.
General: We recommend that you consult with a qualified healthcare practitioner before using herbal products, particularly if you are pregnant, nursing, or on any medications.

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This information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.