Many flowers growing in our gardens are edible and can be used in our salads, syrup drinks, flowers ice cube, sushi, soups, flowers jelly/agar-agar and amazing for garnish.
Edible flowers are a best way to add color drama and simple collection of wild greens in your raw salads. Some are wonderfully fragrant and delicious, spicy, tangy, others taste green and weedy, create inventive and tasty combinations.
Many edible flowers are high in vitamins, minerals, vitamins A and C, especially Hibiscus contain high richness in vitamin C mild in taste and they certainly brighten your dish.
Make sure your flowers are pesticide free and is better to grow them yourself. Pick flowers at their peak and use them the same day, it is best to harvest flowers early in the day and only use flowers free from diseases. Gently shake the flower heads to remove insects and carefully wash them.
Warm Warning: Many plant flowers are poisonous. Not all flowers are edible. Only eat flowers you are certain edible. Please make sure that you identify your flowers correctly. Many florist shops flowers are sprayed with pesticides and fertilizers. It’s better to buy organic grown flowers or eat your own home grown edible organic flowers. Many beautiful edible flowers are easy to grow. Remember always wash leaves and flowers well before eating raw or cooking them !!
Wild Ginseng or Talium paniculatum
This is a very healthy natural wild vegetable herb plants. Leaves are in whorls, flat, glossy and bright beautiful green. Flowers are in terminal panices, this pretty little flower has beautiful purplish pink.
The results of study revealed that leaves of T.triangulare contain an appreciable amount of flavonoids, alkaloid, Vit A and high in fiber while its roots are in the active substance content saponim, flavonoids and tannins that are beneficial to our health.
The root can be use to treat cough and other respiratory difficulty such as asthma also efficacious to treat irregular menstruation.
This wild ginseng plant has been scientifically proven to have the same chemical content and morphology very similar Korean ginseng. The leaves can be eaten raw as salad, it is said to increase appetite and increase the whole day energy. It also has benefit to nursing mother as it increase the milk production.
Good for hepatitis, diabetes, insomnia, can cure swollen wounds. It can therefore be concluded that T. triangulare leaves can contribute significantly to our health and should be recommended in our daily nutritional need.
Source from newspaper and friends.
Raw Wild Ginseng
Ulam Raja ‘n Flowers
All from my garden yard.
Kindly reminder :Pick flowers at their peak and use them the same day, it is best to harvest flowers early in the day and only use flowers free from diseases. Gently shake the flower heads to remove insects and carefully wash them.
Some almonds-soaked overnight and dehydrated
Some Goji Berries
Passion Fruit Pulp
1 tbsp agave nectar
1 tsp 100% Pure coconut oil
1/8 tsp Organic Chili Powder
1.Wash flowers and greens well.
2.Scoop out the passion fruit pulp with a tablespoon add agave nectar coconut oil and mixed well.
3.Toss all well with Chili , Passion fruit, and Coconut oil works great for salad dressing.
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