7 Edible Flowers with Surprising Health Benefits

Every flower has some benefits, but do you know that some flowers have health benefits as well. There are many edible flowers that have surprising health benefits. If you don’t know about such flowers, then here are the 7 edible flowers with surprising health benefits:

1] Rose

It is a beautiful flower with several health benefits, and it is considered one of the most edible flowers. Usually, people try the food which has the flavors of rose like rose desserts, rose tea and more. There are several health benefits of roses like the base of rose known as rose hips; it is used to combat urinary problems, constipation, indigestion, and arthritis. The petals of rose flowers are rich in antioxidants and vitamins. It also helps in relieving the stress tension and headaches.

2] Borage

These are the beautiful blue color flowers, and the flavor of this flower is just like a cucumber. The flower is edible and it makes a great refreshing addition to the tangy drinks like sorbets and dips, lemonade and more. A flower is a good source of fatty acids, which will help in regulating the hormonal and metabolic system and reduce depression. If you or any of your friend or relative is going through the phase of depression, then this flower will be helpful for you.

3] Chamomile

It is one of the best edible flowers with many health benefits. It is usually used as a soothing and relaxing tonic in teas. If you want to calm your mind before you sleep. Then you can sip a hot cup of chamomile, it will definitely help you to get better sleep. You can eat a flower raw or you can dry it to use it later for brewing tea. It is also used for a bloated stomach, combat other stomach ailments such indigestion and more.

4] Violet

It is one of the common flowers that you can easily get, it is also used to decorate the cakes as well as it adds color to salads. It is also used to garnish the cocktails. The flower can be used raw or consumed cooked which help for curing headaches. Combating esophageal issues like cough and alleviating pain. You can send flowers online to your friends or relative for better health. These edible flowers are really good for health.

5] Marigolds

Marigolds are also known as calendula, and it is used for several purposes, to cure the wounds and skin ailments. But if you eat the raw flower then also you will get several health benefits. This flower has high flavonoid content that promotes cell health as well as or prevents cancer. Calendula also contained zeaxanthin and lutein that keep the eye diseases at bay. You can consume marigolds flower to prevent cancer along with other many health benefits.

6] Pansies

This flower has antimicrobial properties, which help with a myriad of issues that are affecting your health. It is beneficial for many health concerns like skin problems, arthritis, high blood pressure, asthma, and even epilepsy. You can add the pansies flower to the salad and use in your sweet, which will boost your health in a natural way. If you want to improve your energy level, then you must have to consider the pansies in your regular life.

7] Dandelions

It is one of the best flowers that are used in the herbal teas for liver cleansing, prebiotic, anti-hyperglycemic, diuretic and anti-inflammatory properties. You can eat these flowers raw and in many places, it is used in salads to add color to it. With these flowers, the syrups and jams are prepared, which is delicious in taste. If you want to lose your weight, then you may consider this flower. Losing weight in a natural way is a great option for the people, who are looking to lose weight without affecting health. You can send congratulations flower Online to wish them.

These are the 7 edible flowers which have many health benefits, you can consume any flowers and most, these flowers are easily available. Either you can buy it from the market or you can place the plant at your place to get the flowers frequently. It is one of the best ways to get flowers.


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Comment by Omtimes Media on February 28, 2019 at 9:08pm

 Hi Melissa, 

 I would like to consider this article to publication on May B edition. Could you be so kind as to include a 70 words bio with your website and  One social media link? It would be easier for people to contact you.

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