Additional Names: Woodward herb; petit muguet; Waldmeister (German)
Literature References: Leaves of Asperula odorata L., Rubiaceae. Habit. Europe, Siberia, North Africa, Australia. Constit. Coumarin, tannin, asperuloside, fatty oil, essential oil, bitter principle. Discussion of its fragrance, prepn of asperule absolute, use of Asperula in various fragrant formulations: Perfum. Essent. Oil Rec. 1963, (June) p 382.
Use: Flavoring agent; the fresh leaves in flavoring May wine, the dried leaves in sachets.