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Curry Bush

R65.00

Curry Bush (Helichrysum italicum): The Curry Plant, while not directly related to the culinary curry leaf, has leaves with a strong, spicy aroma that can be reminiscent of curry spices. However, it is not commonly used in cooking. Instead, its leaves are sometimes used for aromatic purposes, such as potpourri or essential oil extraction.

The Curry Bush has aromatic leaves that are sometimes used for culinary purposes or their fragrance in essential oil production. However, they are not widely recognized as “curry” flavoring in the same way that curry leaves are.

The Curry Bush is a small, aromatic, perennial shrub native to the Mediterranean region known for its striking appearance and distinctive scent.

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The Curry Bush is a small, aromatic, perennial shrub native to the Mediterranean region known for its striking appearance and distinctive scent.

Physical Characteristics:

Size: The curry bush grows to about 30 to 60 cm.

Leaves: The leaves are narrow, silver-gray, and covered with fine hairs, giving them a fuzzy appearance. They are intensely aromatic and release a pleasant curry-like fragrance when touched.

Flowers: The plant produces small, yellow, daisy-like flowers with a central disc surrounded by papery, petal-like bracts. These flowers are long-lasting and retain their vibrant color even after drying, so the plant is often called “Immortelle.”

The curry bush is prized for its aromatic leaves, which are used to add flavor to various dishes, particularly in Mediterranean cuisine. 

Essential Oil: The plant is also cultivated for its essential oil, extracted from the flowers and leaves. Helichrysum essential oil is highly valued in aromatherapy for its potential therapeutic benefits. It is believed to have anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, and skin-regenerating properties, making it a popular ingredient in skincare products.

Medicinal Uses: In traditional herbal medicine, this plant has been used for its potential medicinal properties, including wound healing, pain relief, and as a mild sedative.

Ornamental Plant: Due to its attractive silvery-gray foliage and bright yellow flowers, Helichrysum italicum is grown as an ornamental plant in gardens and landscapes.

Weight 2 kg
Dimensions 19 × 19 × 50 cm
Weight

2

Length

15

Width

15

Height

70

Packaging Type

xlarge_parcel

Maximum

6

Packaging Type 1

large_parcel

Maximum 1

6

Packaging Type 2

medium_parcel

Maximum 2

3

Packaging Type 3

flyer_size

Maximum 3

1

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