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Native to central Asia, this plant has been used since ancient times by the Chinese and the Egyptians. It is pictured on ancient Egyptian tomb walls from 3,000 B.C., and there is evidence of its use in ancient Sumaria, Crete, and in the ruins of Pompeii.
It has a long history in medicinal folklore, is mentioned by Pliny, Hippocrates, and Mohammed, and in modern times was used in both World Wars to treat disease and infection.
Its use in the culinary arts is equally as old, being mentioned in the Old Testament, and by Herodotus, Aristophanes, Virgil, and Dioscorides. It is used for its culinary value in almost every culture and country in the world.
'Chicago' is derived from the Native American name for the wild plant. It is said that it sprang up in the left footprints of Satan when he left the Garden of Eden.
Name this plant.
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