If you're a fan of French cuisine, you may already be familiar with chervil. A member of the parsley family, this bright green herb has a light, delicate flavor similar to tarragon or anise. Delicious in salads or sprinkled on soups, chervil is a great addition to any dish. However, in addition to being tasty, chervil confers several health benefits and has many medicinal uses.
Eczema is a condition that causes dry, irritated skin. It can be painful and itchy and is often chronic. Eczema can appear on any part of the body but often affects the face, neck, elbows, wrists, knees, or ankles. Chervil has anti-inflammatory properties that can help soothe the itch and swelling of eczema. Apply fresh juice from the herb to affected areas for relief, create a fresh poultice, or mix chervil into lotions or creams.
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