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Verbena | Verbena officinalis L.

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Verbena

The verbena flower or Verbena Officinalis L. is a perennial plant of the Verbenaceae family. The flowers are grouped in bunches or bouquets. The size of each flower is medium and its colours are varied: red, white, purple, pink and bicolour. In the kitchen, it is perfect to add in salads or as a decoration.

  • Gluten-free and lactose-free
  • Pairing: Meats, sea products, stews, desserts, salads and cocktails.
  • Flowers are packed in micro-perforated plastic trays
  • Flowers must be kept between 4º-6ºC
  • Personalized products will be estimated/ budgeted by the email info@innoflower.com and in advance.
  • Each tray has 50-55 flowers
  • Flowers are pre-selected by hand.
  • Best Before Date: 7 days from harvest

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Description

Verbena

The verbena flower or Verbena Officinalis L. is a perennial plant of the Verbenaceae family. The flowers are grouped in bunches or bouquets. The size of each flower is medium and its colours are varied: red, white, purple, pink and bicolour.

This edible flower hardly contributes to aroma or flavour, so in the kitchen, it is perfect to add in salads or as a decoration. With the foods that combine perfectly are meats, seafood, salads and pastries. We could say that it is a very versatile flower in the kitchen.

The medicinal properties of this edible flower date back to antiquity. It is considered that it can be used for diseases such as gout, paralysis, headaches. Formerly it was also used against the bites of snakes and other poisonous reptiles.

As a curious fact about this edible flower, in Germany they considered that this flower had magical properties, that is why on the night of San Juan in the neck this flower was hung and they danced around the bonfire. For this reason, in many places in Spain, it is called the “San Juan herb”.

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

Cooking with flowers is simple and fun. Dare to “flower-up” your recipes!

 

  • Gluten-free and lactose-free
  • Pairing: Meats, sea products, stews, desserts, salads and cocktails.
  • Flowers are packed in micro-perforated plastic trays
  • Flowers must be kept between 4º-6ºC
  • Personalized products will be estimated/ budgeted by the email info@innoflower.com and in advance.
  • Each tray has 50-55 flowers
  • Flowers are pre-selected by hand.
  • Best Before Date: 7 days from harvest
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Colour

Fuchsia, Mallow, Red, White, Yellow