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Known as "manjerico" in Portugal, commonly also named lovers herb", is the official plant of the Popular Saints* Festivals which take place in Portugal during the month of June. This annual, very aromatic plant originally from India, long ago literally took root in our traditions, it is a habit that the boys offer their girlfriends flowerpots with manjerico as a proof of their love. In addition to the plant, those flowerpots also sport a paper flower and a small flag with a quartet relating to love. Besides being edible. It is considered a medicinal species suitable for flu and colds and can even be used as an insect repellent.

Weight: 1,5 grams
Number of seeds: +- 50

Measurements: 9,2 x 13 x 0,3 cm.
Weight: approx. 10 g.