Lovage root (Levisticum officinalis)
Lovage, a plant species of the genus Levisticum from the umbellifer family (Apiaceae), is a hardy, perennial, herbaceous plant that can reach heights of 1 to 2.5 m. The fresh lovage leaves are used as a spice for soups, egg dishes, chanterelles or mushroom dishes. The fresh lovage leaves are used as a spice for soups, egg dishes, chanterelles or other mushroom dishes. The taste and smell are reminiscent of celery and Maggi seasoning.
Lovage is often used for love spells and to drive away evil spirits.