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Snapdragons are attractive ornamental plants which have health benefits too


MEDICINAL USE: In addition to growing the plants for cut flowers, the seeds have been used to extract edible oils, particularly in Russia, while the leaves and flowers are anti-inflammatory, bitter and stimulant. Snapdragon plant has been employed in poultices on tumors and ulcers. It is effective in the treatment of all kinds of inflammation and is also used on hemorrhoids. The plant is harvested in the summer when in flower and is dried for later use. A green dye has also been extracted from the flowers.


CULINARY USE: Flowers are edible, can be quite bitter but a great source of Vitamins, could use in green salads or infusion teas.


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