Every part of this herb is used in the kitchen: leaves, stem and roots.
The leaves and the stems of lovage are chopped and used to flavour slow-cooked meats, soups and omelettes. The same parts are also used to add flavour to distillates and digestives.
The roots of lovage can be used raw, grated onto hot dishes or in the preparation of bread.
The lovage plant is renowned for its diuretic and digestive properties.
Boiling the roots results in an excellent natural remedy for the stimulation of kidney function.
Lovage is also broadly used to treat cellulite.