Flowers enhance the garden areas and also the home by
their smell and everyone gets attracted to them very easily. Many people advise
that not to smell the flowers as it would damage them, but most of them don’t
know that flowers are edible and also very healthy for human body structure. According
to the study, it’s known that many flowers are edible and they have the rich
nutritional values which are very important for the good health.
Not all the flowers are edible, but only some of them
are and many other flowers can be poisonous. Selecting the best edible flower
and making them a part of the food would be a good step for a healthy diet.
Some of the
healthier edible flowers are:
12. Day lilies
Before discussing about these flowers and their
benefits it’s important to know about the special things about the edible
All the flowers are not edible; some are poisonous
too, so always choose the edible flowers only.
Never use flowers which are grown through pesticides
as they are harmful .Only choose the flowers which are grown organically.
Always select the flowers from the gardens or the
nurseries but do not pick them from the roadside as they can be harmful.
Always pick the flowers in the early morning as they
contain high water content in them during that time.
Before eating those flowers, remove the pistils and
stamens from it and also wash the flower properly and then eat them.
At the beginning start with smaller portions of
flowers and do not eat much amount in a single day itself.
Not everyone’s body structure suits the flowers; some
may get the allergies, so make sure to be aware of such reactions.
In the olden days, the Romans are the first who had
traced the edible flowers and after those are used as the garnish in the Indian
and Chinese food items. The edible flowers are also very rich in nutrients and
also have many health benefits. Along with the generation and technology people
are using these edible flowers in the food items, but are still aware of method
of techniques to make use of it. Today, many of them are using in garnishing,
toppings of the dishes like pastas, noodles, cakes, cocktails and many more but
not everything is preferable for every dish. Flowers are very versatile when it
comes to their flavors and taste. So it’s also very important to know the
specifications and uses of the flowers in the various types of dishes.
Edible flowers are rich in vitamins, minerals and are
also have many nutritional values. Along with these they are also the antioxidant
and help to keep the human body structure healthy. Adding edible flowers to
food items is a good way to boost the nutrients and minerals in the body. Here
are some points which should be known about these flowers:
Edible Flowers are rich in vitamins and supply some of
the vitamins like Vitamin A, C, and D & E.
The vitamin A is good for the eyes and supplies the essential
nutrients for them. The vitamin A is important for women about 28% and for men
Vitamin C helps the body to be away from the skin and
ear infections. About 42% is required for women and 35% for men. Borage flowers
are a good source of vitamin C.
Vitamin D keeps the body healthy and also it is good
for healthier skin.
Vitamin E is beneficial for the mind power and it can
be extracted from the Rose petals.
Many edible flowers are a good source of the potassium
and they are very beneficial for the health. Potassium helps to keep the heart
and muscles healthier which is a good sign of a happy life.
Edible flowers are also rich in the antioxidants and
they are very beneficial to the body structure. They help to purify the blood
vessels and also remove the toxins from the body and keep the body fit and healthy.
the Edible Flowers:
Edible flowers help to deal with the problems like
obesity, overweight and weight loss. People who suffer from these problems can
use Apple, Banana, citrus and Elderberry flowers in their diet and get rid of
these problems. These are also useful for the pigmentation and menstrual
2. Migraine, Endometriosis
and Colitis pains can be reduced by eating the flower Angelica and it helps to
get relief from such pains.
3. Borage and Begonia flowers help to solve the
skin problems, menstrual problems and also helps to cure the immune disease,
sore throat and flu from the body.
flower helps the body to cure the problems like hair loss and anti-
inflammatory effects. It also helps to cure the muscle and bone pain.
5. The flower Chrysanthemums
helps to benefit the body from anticancer, acid reflux and protects the body
from anti blood agents.
6. The flower
named clover helps to benefit the body from blood thinner and hot flashes.
7. Jasmine, Dandelions
and Day Lilies help the body from liver diseases, constipation and also it’s an
flower helps the body to avoid problems like cold, cough, headaches, allergies
flower has many benefits such as keeping the hair roots stronger and also
protects from cancer and many diseases. But pregnant ladies should not take
them in use.
10. Problems like Ulcers, Cuts, and Wounds & Eczema can be cured by
eating the marigold flower.
suffering from bad breath and dental problems can eat the sunflower which can
cure such problems.
Roses are very
beautiful and also help to protect the body from bacteria, fungus and also
clean the blood cells.
Moreover, the edible flowers are very beneficial for
the human body structure and also help to avoid many health problems. People
can make a healthy diet chart and use these edible flowers in order to maintain
a healthy life.