Myrtle leaf has a pleasant scent which is popular in potpourri blends and is also distilled as an essential oil. Myrtle leaves were also used in traditional European herbalism and oftentimes steeped as tea, employed as a spice in culinary recipes, and infused in oils.
The leaves can be used as a tea, as well as cooking and grilling meats and vegetables. Used as firewood, it transmits a spicy aromatic flavor to whatever it is grilled over.
Botanical Name: Myrtus communis Origin: Morocco
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