Use of herbs to remedy many ailments is known since ages.
Indeed, the use of herbs is not only natural way to remedy diseases but also
without harmful side effects. Chervil (Anthriscus cerefolium) is a delicate
annual herb, full of nutritional value. It is a common plant genus of the family
Apiaceae. It comprises 12 species, some of which are considered as noxious weeds.
The genus grows in meadows and verges on slightly wet porous soils. This plant
finds wide use in treatment of various diseases. Also, it is considered safe
to use this herb by the people throughout the world. It is also called gourmet's
parsley. The active constituents
of chervil are volatile oil, flavonoids and coumarins, other constituents present
are methyl chavicol (estragole) and hendecane (undecane). This herb is used
in kitchen for due to its nutritional aspect. The entire herb is advantageous,
miraculous and nutritious in nature.