Herbs

Dill

Dill has been used as a medicinal herb for at least 5,000 years. The Ancient Egyptians used dill as a soothing medicine, and it was also used in aphrodisiacs and to ward off witches. The Greeks used dill as a symbol of wealth. The Romans believed that dill brought good fortune. In ancient times soldiers… Continue reading Dill

Herbs

Rosemary

Rosemary is historically associated with remembrance. It was used ceremoniously at weddings and funerals. Rosemary was often entwined into a wreath, dipped in scented water, and worn by brides at their wedding. The wreath symbolized fidelity, love, abiding friendship, and remembrance of the life that the woman had led prior to her marriage. At funerals… Continue reading Rosemary