Only the young ends of the leaves can be used, either fresh or dried. As the name does suspect, Cola herb has a surprising taste and aroma of the cola soft drink. It works well in cocktails, it adds a cola-like flavor with a hint of lemon. Use this herb sparingly, as it is known particularly for its aroma, not quite for consumption. Next to cocktails, cola herb can be consumed in combination with beans, but is tasty as well with yoghurt, vinegar, salads, meat, poultry, sauces and tea.