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Did you know that parsley was treasured by the ancient Greeks, who firmly believed in its health giving properties? Herbs are plants which are used by man for their aromatic, culinary and medical properties. Documents of 2000 years ago describing the herbal gardens near Cairo, early Greek and Roman herbal accounts, medieval illustrated herbal manuscripts, and tales of far Eastern trade in herbs and spices in the Middle Ages all show that man throughout history has relied upon plants for food and medicine.