Wednesday, February 25, 2015

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Monday, February 23, 2015

Some Great Flower Facts

Did you know...

-Roses are related to apples, Raspberries, Cherries, peaches, plums, nectarines, pears and almonds.

-Tulip bulbs were more valuable than gold in Holland in the 1600's.

-Some people think of Dandelions as weeds, but you might not know that the flowers and leaves are a good source of Vitamins A,C and Iron, Calcium and potassium.  One cup of Dandelion greens provides 7,000 to 13,000 IU of vitamin A.

-Angelica was used in Europe for hundreds of years as a cure for everything from bubonic plague to indigestion it was thought to ward off evil spirits.

-The cornstarch like powder known as arrowroot is derived from the plant Marantha arundinacea and is a native to India.  It was used by indigenous people to draw out the toxins from a poisoned arrow wounds.  Today it is used to thicken pies and jellies.

Next time you look at flowers take a minute and think about what the might symbolize and even cure.