Sunday, March 11, 2012

A Postcard from Tunisia: city of Sousse | سوسة

Sousse is a city in Tunisia. Located 140 km south of the capital Tunis. Sousse is an important tourist resort.

From a set of four stamps with ‘plantes medicinales’: La Verveine odorante (French for Lemon Verbena).

This is a medicinal plant, used especially as a tea against digestive disorders due to nervousness or pressure. It is advisable to use it with caution because it can cause a drop in blood pressure. The verbena is also used to flavor a number of dishes and cakes.


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