Also referred to as sweet mace, Mexican marigold, Pericón, Mexican mint marigold, Spanish tarragon, or Texas tarragon.
Traditionally used for medicinal purposes, this 12-18 in. hardy annual/tender perennial bears narrow, glossy green, serrated leaves and small yellow flowers in clusters.
The dried leaves and flowers are brewed into a tea traditionally used for colic and malaria. Used as a poultice for rattlesnake bites and ceremonially by native peoples in Central-Southern Mexico.
How to Prepare:
Aromatic, anise-flavored leaves are used in seasoning sauces, soups, teas, and vinegar.