Satureja montana flowers



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Scientific classification
Kingdom:     Plantae
(unranked):     Angiosperms
(unranked):     Eudicots
(unranked):     Asterids
Order:     Lamiales
Family:     Lamiaceae
Genus:     Satureja
Species:     S. montana
Binomial name
Satureja montana

Satureja hortensis flowers



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Summer savory is a traditional popular herb.

Edibility:-

It is the main flavoring in dressing for many fowl, mixed with ground pork and other basic ingredients to create a thick meat dressing known as cretonnade  which may be eaten with turkey, goose and duck.

It also is used to make stews such as fricot, and in meat pies.

It is also widely used as a seasoning for grilled meats and barbecues, as well as in stews and sauces.

Uses:-

Summer savory is said to increase sex drive.

A tea made from summer savory is used to control diarrhea, stomach ache and mild sore throat.

Medicinal uses:-

In diabetic patients it helps to reduce excessive thirst.

Savorys rubbed on wasp and bee stings gives instant relief. An ointment made from savory works well for relief of minor rashes and skin irritations.

Satureja hortensis flowers



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Scientific classification
Kingdom:     Plantae
(unranked):     Angiosperms
(unranked):     Eudicots
(unranked):     Asterids
Order:     Lamiales
Family:     Lamiaceae
Genus:     Satureja
Species:     S. hortensis
Binomial name
Satureja hortensis

Passiflora flower



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Passionflower is a plant. The above ground parts are used to make medicine.

Passionflower is used for sleep problems (insomnia).

Gastrointestinal problems .

It is used for upset related to anxiety or nervousness, generalized anxiety disorder, and relieving symptoms related to narcotic drug withdrawal.

Passionflower is also used for seizures, hysteria, asthma, symptoms of menopause, attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder, nervousness and excitability, palpitations, irregular heartbeat, high blood pressure, fibromyalgia, and pain relief.

Passionflower are also applied on the skin for hemorrhoids, burns, and pain and swelling (inflammation).

Food industries:-

In foods and beverages, passionflower extract is used as a flavoring.

Passiflora flower



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Common names:- Passion flowers or passion vines.

Scientific classification
Kingdom:     Plantae
(unranked):     Angiosperms
(unranked):     Eudicots
(unranked):     Rosids
Order:     Malpighiales
Family:     Passifloraceae
Genus:     Passiflora

Edible Part:- Fruit.

Origanum vulgare flower buds



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Origanum vulgare flowers



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Scientific classification
Kingdom:     Plantae
(unranked):     Angiosperms
(unranked):     Eudicots
(unranked):     Asterids
Order:     Lamiales
Family:     Lamiaceae
Genus:     Origanum
Species:     O. vulgare
Binomial name
Origanum vulgare

Oregano is an important culinary herb, used for the flavour of its leaves, which can be more flavourful when dried than fresh.

Medicinal uses:-

Oregano was used internally (as tea) or externally (as ointment) for treatment of disorders of the gastrointestinal tract, respiratory tract, and nervous system.

The leaf is used to make medicine

Origanum vulgare flowers



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Medicinal uses:-

Oregano is used for respiratory tract disorders such as coughs, asthma, croup, and bronchitis.

It is also used for gastrointestinal disorders such as heartburn and bloating.

It is used to treating menstrual cramps, rheumatoid arthritis, urinary tract disorders including urinary tract infections , headaches, and heart conditions.

The oil of oregano is taken by mouth for intestinal parasites, allergies, sinus pain, arthritis, cold and flu, swine flu, earaches, and fatigue. It is applied to the skin for skin conditions including acne, athlete’s foot, oily skin, dandruff, canker sores, warts, ringworm, rosacea, and psoriasis; as well as for insect and spider bites, gum disease, toothaches, muscle pain, and varicose veins.

Orange Blossoms



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Orange Blossom



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The Orange blossom is the fragrant flower of the Citrus sinensis.

Uses:-

It is used in perfume making.

The petals of orange blossom can also be made into a delicately citrus-scented version of rosewater; orange blossom water, a common part of both French cuisine and Middle Eastern cuisine.

Blossoms are dried and then used to make tea.





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