Bellis perennis flowers


Bellis perennis flower

Bellis perennis

Bellis perennis flowers


Common names:- Common daisy, lawn daisy or English daisy,bruisewort and occasionally woundwort

Herbal uses:-

Bellis perennis has astringent properties

It has been used in herbal medicine and  in homeopathy for wounds and after certain surgical procedures.

It can also be used for treatment of disorders of the gastrointestinal and respiratory tract.

Bellis perennis flower


Scientific classification
Kingdom:     Plantae
(unranked):     Angiosperms
(unranked):     Eudicots
(unranked):     Asterids
Order:     Asterales
Family:     Asteraceae
Genus:     Bellis
Species:     B. perennis
Binomial name
Bellis perennis

Culinary Uses:-

English daisy may be used as a potherb.

Young leaves can be eaten raw in salads or cooked, noting that the leaves become increasingly astringent with age.

Flower buds and petals can be eaten raw in sandwiches, soups and salads.

It is also used as a herbal tea and as a vitamin supplement.