42 Flowers You Can Eat

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42 Flowers You Can Eat

42 Flowers You Can Eat - Did you know that you can eat certain flowers? But you must be careful as some flowers are definitely not for eating and you must know how to weed out the good ones (so to speak). This guide tell you how to eat them safely and which ones are safe to eat. An extremely useful skill to have if SHTF.

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So. As lovely as eating flowers can be, it can also be a little … deadly! Not to scare you off or anything. Follow these tips for eating flowers safely:

  • Eat flowers you know to be consumable — if you are uncertain, consult a reference book on edible flowers and plants.
  • Eat flowers you have grown yourself, or know to be safe for consumption. Flowers from the florist or nursery have probably been treated with pesticides or other chemicals.
  • Do not eat roadside flowers or those picked in public parks. Both may have been treated with pesticide or herbicide, and roadside flowers may be polluted by car exhaust.
  • Eat only the petals, and remove pistils and stamens before eating.
  • If you suffer from allergies, introduce edible flowers gradually, as they may exacerbate allergies.
  • To keep flowers fresh, place them on moist paper towels and refrigerate in an airtight container. Some will last up to 10 days this way. Ice water can revitalize limp flowers.

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42 Flowers You Can Eat

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