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LYOFLOWER | Lyophilized geranium

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Lyophilized geranium

The lyophilized geranium flower or geranium belongs to the pelargonium genre. This plant is classified as a herbaceous plant and its flowers grow as an inflorescence called Pleiocasio. This flower blooms since spring until the end of summer.

A novel and unique product on the market that can already be yours. To use it in the kitchen, we must re-hydrate the edible flower either by using it with a sauce, in a soup, to enhance the flavour of a stew …

 

Cooking with flowers is easy and funny. Dare to bloom your recipes!

  • Format: plastic pot of 1 gr
  • Best before date: 2 years

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Description

Lyophilized geranium

The lyophilized geranium flower or Geranium belongs to the pelargonium genre. This plant is classified as a herbaceous plant and its flowers grow as an inflorescence called Pleiocasio. This flower blooms since spring until the end of summer.

Geranium does not only dazzle in the garden as a decorative element but also in your dishes. This edible flower provides an intense scent, vivid colours and velvet-like textures. It has a fruity flavour that reminds to green apple. In the mouth, it also reminds to rose taste.

Pairing of the lyophilized geranium

In the kitchen, geranium is perfect for all kind of recipes, salty or sweet, because it combines with meat, seafood, salads, desserts and even cocktails. We can use geranium to heighten a salad, decorate a cake or enhance a tapa.

Medicinal properties of the lyophilized geranium

Geranium has a lot of medicinal properties we can take advantage of at home. It is antimicrobial, decongestant and conditioning, and this is the reason why we use it to heal burns and eczemas. It is also useful against muscular ache, blood pressure issues and liquid retention. If geranium is used in aromatherapy sessions it is perfect to reduce stress, anxiety and nerves. Perfect to induce relaxation.

How is the flower lyophilized?

Lyophilization is another way to preserve geranium. It consists of dehydrating the edible flower, subjecting it to rapid freezing and eliminating the ice subsequently by slight heating under vacuum which transforms it into steam. These are the states that follow the process of lyophilization:

1º Freezing of the edible flower
2º The pressure is reduced so that the frozen water sublimates and passes to a gaseous state without passing through a liquid state.

Thanks to this process, the molecular state of the flower can be preserved, and therefore its organoleptic properties, while maintaining an aspect very similar to the original. In other words, a long-lasting ingredient with a longer shelf life is achieved.

This product does not contain humidity, so it can be preserved for a minimum of 2 years. But it can last up to 5 years. We recommend storing the lyophilized geranium in a dry place without direct light. You can store it next to the spices or in a kitchen cabinet.

Do you want more information about our edible flowers?

From Innoflower we encourage you to take a look at our blog, where you will not only find articles about the world of edible flowers, but also simple recipes that you can make at home and surprise your guests.

Cooking with flowers is easy and funny. Dare to bloom your recipes!

  • Format: plastic pot of 1 gr
  • Best before date: 2 years