Of Love and Herbs: Lovage Love Potion

It's actually amazing, that the herb lovage, Levisticum officinale, is nowadays somehow related to love in most European languages, even though the etymological journey was a lot longer and windier. The contemporary English word 'lovage' derives from Medieval doublespeak, that needed ages to evolve, but the official Slavic and Germanic names - with German Liebstöckel (a "small shrub of ...
Read full article: Of Love and Herbs: Lovage Love Potion from Fragrantica Perfumes and Colognes Magazine.

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