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Dried Herbs by the Ounce

In Irving, Texas since 1983.

503 E 2nd St Irving, TX 75060 (972) 579-7042.






Allspice is the dried berries of the Pimenta dioica tree. It is used as a spice in cooking and is one of the most important ingredients of Caribbean cooking.



Whole Allspice Berries, by Jonathunder






Anise (Pimpinella anisum) is native to the eastern Mediterranean region and Southwest Asia.

Anise is sweet and very aromatic, it is distinguished by its licorice-like flavor. It is used to flavor foods, drinks, and candies.


Anise seeds

Anise seeds




Basil is best used fresh in cooking and added at the last moment, as heat destroys the flavor. There are many varieties of Basil, as well as several related species or species hybrids also called basil.

The leaves are full of flavonoids and volatile oils, they are fragrant and have a strong flavor. The volatile oils contain estragole, linalool, cineole, eugenol, sabinene, myrcene, and limonene.


Basil leaves

Basil leaves (Ocimum basilicum), by Paul Goyette.




Benzoin resin is a common ingredient in incense-making and perfumery because of its sweet vanilla-like aroma and fixative properties.



Processed Sumatran Benzoin

Processed Sumatran Benzoin (Styrax benzoin) resin: of lower (left) and better quality (right). From Gombong, Central Java. Photo by Wibowo Djatmiko.





Black pepper (Piper nigrum) is a flowering, perennial woody vine in the family Piperaceae. Its fruit, called peppercorns, is dried and used as a spice and seasoning. 

Peppercorns are the world's most traded spice. Peppercorns are a highly prized trade good, known as "black gold" and used for centuries as a form of money. 


Black Pepper

A Peppercorn, by Sanjay Ach.




Calamus Root (Acorus calamus), also known as Sweet Flag,
photo by Robert Mohlenbrock.


Cinnamomum camphora 

Camphor, Cinnamomum camphora at Turramurra Railway Station, Australia.
Photo by Peter Woodard.






Mugwort contains essential oils such as cineole, and thujone, flavonoids, triterpenes, and coumarin derivatives.

Mugwort pollen is one of the main sources of hay fever and allergic asthma.

Mugwort oil contains thujone, which is toxic in large amounts or under prolonged intake.



  From List of Koehler Images,
by Franz Eugen Köhler, 1897.















Rosemary is an aromatic evergreen shrub that has leaves that are used as a flavoring in foods. Rosemary is native to the Mediterranean and Asia. The shrub can withstand droughts for lengthy periods. It is a great plant for landscaping if you want to reduce the need for water. Rosemary oil is used as a perfume or in aromatherapy. It is burnt as incense, and used in shampoos and natural cleaning products. 

 Rosmarinus officinalis

From List of Koehler Images,
by Franz Eugen Köhler, 1897.