The Begonia of Albania, a Flower of Astonishing Medicinal Value

The Begonia of Albania, a Flower of Astonishing Medicinal Value
 
 The Begonia is a well-known flower in Albania, mainly because of its remarkable beauty.

But these flowers have multiple values. The leaves, flowers and the stems of the Albanian Begonia are edible.

The flowers have a light citrusy taste, while its petals are used in salads for decoration.

Begonias can be prepared in several ways
Begonias extract is obtained by immersing the flowers in hot water, as agroweb writes.

This extract removes headaches and toxins from the body.

Shredded flowers or leaves can be used to rub the skin and remove the pain or soothe the effect of burning.

Begonias contain oxalic acid and care must be taken that they are not cultivated under the influence of harmful pesticides.

Begonias and their eating have been mentioned since the 40s in the Journal of Economic Botany. Begonia flowers are important for humans.

Have long been an important source of vitamin C and medicinal values.

The leaves of begonia are used as a tea to treat the cold. Begonias roots and stems have been used for centuries to cleanse the body, induce vomiting, heal wounds, unlock cough airways, lower fever, heal stomach and help against spleen enlargement.

Begonias juice is also used against toothache and for dental health in general, as it fights bacteria. There are about 1,600 begonia species and cultivars in the world.

How to use Begonia's values:

Cream of begonia
Get a 250-gram packet of cream cheese, 80 grams of strawberry jam, marmalade or marmalade with other fruits. Wash begonia flowers and fill the 1/3 of the glass or container to which it is poured the mass. Alternatively, mix the cream cheese with your favorite marmalade in a mixer and add the petals.

Careful

Flowers and stems contain oxalic acid and should not be consumed by people suffering of abdominal problems, kidney stones or rheumatism.
The Begonia of Albania, a Flower of Astonishing Medicinal Value The Begonia of Albania, a Flower of Astonishing Medicinal Value Saturday, February 08, 2020 Rating: 5
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