The Power of Medicinal Flowers
August 5, 2015•9 min
Can you get benefits from eating flowers?Flowers are beautiful to look at and can actually be beneficial to your health. Many flowers are packed with powerful nutrients. An article posted on the Life Extension website shares the many health benefits of five flowers.RosesRose water is a common ingredient that's used in Indian and Middle Eastern food. Roses are loaded with vitamin C.MarigoldsMarigolds contain high levels of carotenoids and can help prevent macular degeneration.CalendulaCalendula contains anti-inflammatory properties.OsmanthusResearch has shown that osmanthus can reduce congestion in your throat.ChamomileChamomile has tons of antioxidants, can induce sleep and relaxation, and also has anti-cancer effects.Listen in as Dr. Mike shares these and other powerful benefits associated with flowers.