The Alyssum flower also known as Lobularia maritima has a small size of this flower’s colours vary from purple to white. The alyssum has a certain honey flavour.
The alyssum flower or also known as Lobularia maritima. It is a species belonging to the Brasiliaceae family. The alyssum is an annual or perennial plant that blooms in warm places. This flower has a sweet, very captivating fragance. The flower is small and it comes in bunches with petals with orbicular edges of blue, violet or white. It has a sweet taste with a strong smell of honey. The white flower has a more powerful smell.
In cooking it is common to find this edible flower in salads, meats and fish, but above all in desserts to boots the honey flavor. The flower of alyssum offers chefs a sweet and fresh flavor that gives the perfect touch to any recipe. Being a small flower gives the possibility of decorating dishes in a very delicate and subtle way.
This flower is attributed medicinal properties related to the urinary system, since it has the diuretic effect. Formerly it was used to treat diseases such as gonorrhea. The most appropriate way to take advantage of each one of the properties that the alyssum flower its in infusion.
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