1. Seeds Edible parts -Leaves, Seeds, Seeds - oil A small herb. Plants grow up to 1 m tall. It grows each year from seed. The leaves are opposite and 5-8 cm long and 3-5 cmwide. There are notches along the edges. The flowers are small and blue. They are in a spike at the top.
  2. 20-01-2011 When the word ‘chia’ is mentioned, it may bring to mind—especially among North Americans—the “chia pets” that are sold as a novelty item.But chia (Salvia hispanica L) has a long history as a food crop, both for humans and animals, and is being “rediscovered” for its nutritional value and health...