Helichrysum Tuscan herb

Helichrysum: a Tuscan substitute for curry

Helichrysum is an evergreen plant that grows in the Mediterranean area. It is a powerful anti-inflammatory and has been used for centuries to fight stomach cramps, colds and coughs. Florentines add this¬†Mediterranean herb to vegetables and meats to give them a spicy kick. Helichrysum (in Italian, elicrisio or elicriso) used to be a common ingredient …