Edible Flowers for Health (Repost)
Hello everyone…. This post is being republished for its content value. We are all interested in natural products in every aspect of our lives, so I thought it would be a good idea to repost this post from 2014. (Kanan)
Edible Flowers for Health
One day, while I was travelling by train, I saw a woman eating the petals of an Indian Rose. I was too young to comprehend the meaning of things so I asked daddy dear if we could eat a rose. You can eat the petals from an Indian rose. It was hard to believe that the lady was still enjoying the rose. Recently, I discovered that flowers can have health benefits. I’m here to share this information with you Edible Flowers for Health.
Edible Flowers for Health
This flower has a special status. It symbolizes prosperity, purity, and peace. It is edible in all parts, including the stem, petals, stamens, seeds and stems. The lotus stem sabji is a favorite of mine! It’s so good!
These are the health benefits:
It is effective in treating cold and cough.
In Hindi, Dandelion is called Dudhi. This flower is rich with vitamins like vitamins A, B, and C, as well as minerals such as iron, calcium, and zinc.
Which parts of dandelions can be used/edible? It is well-known that the flowers can be used to make Dandelion honey syrups and jams. The roots and leaves of the dandelions serve as blood purifiers and diuretics.
Dandelion is used by people all over the globe to treat various ailments, whether they are Chinese, Europeans or Indians.
Europeans have used the flower traditionally to treat a variety of ailments.
fevers,eye diseases,diarrhea,boils,liver problems,acidity,skin diseases.Coming to the Indians and Chinese, they have used this flower in the treatment of :
liver and digestive ailmentsInflammations of the appendix, bile duct and gallstones.Generally, Dandelions have been as a digestive aid as it stimulates the salivary and gastric juices.
Roses are the most beloved flower in the world. They come in many hues and colors. Each variety has its own unique medicinal and biochemical qualities.
What does rose do to promote and sustain good health?
Rose hips, which are the swollen base of rose flowers that eventually develop into seed pods, contain vitamin C, malic, citric, antioxidants, and phytochemicals. They are used for the management of:
ArthritisConstipation and indigestionFever, cold and fluUrinary troubleBladder stonesCancersRose petals are a rich source of vitamin A, B3, C, D, E, volatile oils, tannic acid, malic acid, pectin and antioxidants. They have been known to be a good source of vitamin A, B3, C, D and E.
Gulkand is an ayurvedic remedy that can be used to treat stress, headaches, and other nervous disorders. It is made from rose petals and used to treat a variety of disorders, including fatigue, intestinal worms, hyperacidity, and other issues.
Rose can also be used for the following purposes:
blood purifier,laxative (increases bowel movements)diuretic (promotes urine production)cardio-tonic,an anti-infective agent for the digestive system and the respiratory system.Regulatory aid for infertility and menstrual problems.So apart from being a beautiful flower it is also wonderful medicine.
Saffron is used whenever India holds an auspicious function. Kesar, or as it is called in Hindi, is a popular ingredient in cooking (kesar badamkulfi anyone?). It is the female reproductive part that is used. It is quite expensive, but it is still used extensively in households. Saffron also has medicinal and antioxidant properties. It’s rich in minerals like potassium, iron, manganese and zinc, as well vitamin A, vitamin C, riboflavin and niacin. Wow! Wow!
It acts as an antioxidant, antiseptic and antidepressant. That’s it, guys. These were just a few edible flowers. However, I’d like to add one word of caution. Many other parts or flowers of the plant are poisonous or inedible. It is highly recommended that you consult an expert before you decide to eat them.
This list contains Edible Flowers For Health. Which one will you choose?
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