Chives – Ingl.,Schnittlauch – Ted.,Civette, Ciboulette – Fr,Cebollino – Sp., Лук скорода - Russ.
Chives belong to the Liliaceae family, probably native to Asia. It grows in meadows, grass lawns and on mountains up to 2500 m above sea level, in Europe, Asia and North America. Its leaves are tubular, long and narrow, with a delicate onion -like aroma. Its flowers are pink-purple.
dried chives, tubular or sheet, Chinese origin.
Its leaves are dried after cutting into rings or slices. They are stored in a dry, dimly lit and well ventilated place.