6 edible flowers that can add health benefits to your meals

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Borage has a cucumber flavor. Try adding it to fruit, green salads, lemonade, or gin drinks. It can also be frozen in ice cubes.

Borage

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They are also known to be used in salves and dyes for wounds and burned skin. Calendula is also known to aid in digestion, reduce fevers, and support the immune system.

Calendula

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The flowers come in an array of colors, including various shades of pink, red, yellow, and white. It is usually used for tea but also has been added to relishes, jams, and salads.

Hibiscus

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You can also harvest lavender for tea or add some lavender to white wine or champagne to add some flavor and a pretty scent. It helps with sleep and can aid in getting rid of a headache.

Lavender

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Nasturtiums come in orange, red, and yellow and can add bright colors to your salad or pasta dish. This flower is high in Vitamin C.

Nasturtium

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The flowers and leaves are often used in salads, soups, and stews. Try adding yarrow to vinaigrette for a lovely salad dressing or to sorbet and fresh fruit salads.

Yarrow

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