Parsley is a biennial culinary herb of the Umbelliferae/ Apiaceae family which is commercially cultivated as an annual in many parts of the world for its attractive and aromatic leaves. The herb is used in flavouring salads, soups and meat among other dishes, and is also used for garnishing
Sage is a shrubby, perennial evergreen plant which belongs to the family Lamiaceae. It is grown for its aromatic leaves, which are used fresh or dry as a culinary herb. Oil can be extracted from the leaves and flowers of the plant and be used as a flavoring in alcoholic drinks and as a scent in perfume.
Coriander (Coriandrum sativum) belongs to the family Apiaceae and is commonly known as Dhania. It is a bright green annual herb which is erect and hairless growing to about 40-60cm tall. In Kenya, coriander is grown in warm to cold regions for its attractive spicy leaves used to season food and salads, and its pungent seeds which are processed into mixed spices and curry powder.