Snapdragon

Description

Common Name: snapdragon
Scientific Name: Ruellia tuberosa
Family Name: Acanthaceae

Edible Usages:
The petals of the snapdragon plant are edible and can be used in salads or to decorate food trays.

Medicinal Usages:
The Snapdragon flower reduces inflammation levels and promotes smooth blood circulation. Snapdragon is quite popular for curing minor burn injuries. Poultice made from the snapdragon flower, when applied on the burn-affected areas of the body will give that soothing effect and relieves the skin from the burns. The poultice from snapdragon flower possesses astringent and anti-inflammatory properties wherein it can efficiently heal wounds and also decrease the inflammation caused by the wounds.

References:
https://www.gourmetsleuth.com/ingredients/detail/snapdragon#:~:text=The%20petals%20of%20the%20snapdragon,%2C%20yellows%2C%20white%20and%20orange.

Health benefits of Common Snapdragon

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