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Corn Flower: Blue – Centaurea cyanus
#SH11/ 25g packet flower petals/ R 130.00

    Corn flower has astringent properties and can reduce inflammation. Corn Flower is a bitter tonic stimulant.

    An infusion made from the petals can

    • improve digestion
    • regulate gall bladder
    • liver and kidneys
    • menstrual disorders and
    • can be used to increase resistance against infections.

    Externally, Corn Flower is used for its eye-brightening properties. A strained infusion is used as an eye wash for problems like corneal ulcers and conjunctivitis and you can make a wash for infected wounds, mouth ulcers and use it as a hair rinse. Corn flower petals can also be applied as a poultice over the eyes to ease eye strain.

    Other: Corn Flower can be a natural substitute for confetti at weddings.

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