Lovage, Levisticum officinale, is sometimes called Maggi Plant. Lovage is an easy-to-grow substitute for Dong Quai. When used appropriately the root of this plant will regulate menstruation. Folklore states that Lovage will make one more lovely and loveable! Used to add a meaty flavour to stews, soups, and salads. The basis of an eye lotion and a companion plant. Lovage is a native of Europe and adaptable to most soils and positions; tolerates shade. Flattened clusters of small white flowers appear in summer. Drought and frost tender. A perennial plant, growing to 2m x 1.5 m.