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Purple Cornflower Petals,Dried Flowers,DGStoreUK

Purple Cornflower Petals

£ 2.49

COMMON NAME          
Standardized: Cornflower Purple
Other: bachelor's button, cyani

BOTANICAL NAME      
Centaurea cyanus     
Plant Family: Asteraceae

INTRODUCTION  
Cornflower purple is a common wildflower that has been cultivated as a garden flower for centuries. Originally a native of the Near East, cornflower now grows wild over much of Europe and the temperate regions of North America. The cornflower gets its formal name from a minor goddess, Cyanus, and its genus name from a mythical Centaur (from the Greek Centaurea), whose name was Chiron. Chiron was a renowned herbalist in Greek mythology, and is credited with teaching mankind about the healing power of herbs. In many areas of the Europe, cornflowers are considered invasive weeds, despite the fact that they are also sought after garden flowers. They are annuals and biennials that often self sow and reseed themselves, making them difficult to eradicate. They got the name Bachelor's buttons in Victorian England because young women would wear them as a sign of availability.

CONSTITUENTS
Anthocyans, coumarins, flavonoids

PARTS USED    
Petals

TYPICAL PREPARATIONS  
Infusion, Cornflower petals are also very popular as ingredient in teas, soaps, bath bombs, candles, potpourri, confetti and dyes.

PRECAUTIONS   
Specific: No known precautions.
General: We recommend that you consult with a qualified healthcare practitioner before using herbal products, particularly if you are pregnant, nursing, or on any medications.
For educational purposes only This information has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.

Flowers are AIR DRIED in the sun to prevent discoloring and browning. These ARE NOT FRESH CUT FLOWERS! They are loose petals, as pictured. Please note that this is a natural product, and there may be variations in colour or scent from batch to batch.
 
You will receive your selected amount of dried petals or flowers, freshly sealed in a zip - lock bag.

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Renata Kogut (Whitchurch, GB)
Amazing

I love love all of the things I've oredered. Beautiful. Amazing! Very high quality!
Will be back for more.

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Reneira Hunt (Axminster, GB)
rennatural

Just what I needed. It compliments my wax melts and candles. They look quite luxurious

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Kelly Decowski (Sandy, GB)
Beautiful

I only buy my dried petals and flowers from DG Store! They are so lovely and vibrant and I am sure I'll be ordering more!

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Laura (Hebden Bridge, GB)
Beautiful!

Absolutely adore these dried flowers. Make my botanical wax melts look divine, so pleased.

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S Done (Wincanton, GB)
Earthy purpley-brown petals

Poured hot water on petals (experimenting with potential dyes), and had the most wonderful surprise; a gentle frankincense type scent was released. Have now placed petals and hot water in an aroma-stone to benefit from this further.

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Stephanie Barrie
Excellent

Speedy service and excellent customer service. Flowers are beautiful. I will be a regular customer- thank you!

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Mrs R Thomas (Hemel Hempstead, GB)
Lovely

I use these for my wax melts & they look so pretty. Fast delivery, highly recommended!!!

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Kelly (Sandy, GB)
Beautiful

These flowers are perfect and beautiful to boot! Prompt delivery and couldn't be happier

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Lesley Evans (Colwyn Bay, GB)
An unusual variation

Love cornflower petals but this colour is a new variation & I love them.

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Y TRIVETT (Tamworth, GB)
Vibrant Colour

Brilliant vibrant colours - love them.

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Renata Kogut (Whitchurch, GB)
Amazing

I love love all of the things I've oredered. Beautiful. Amazing! Very high quality!
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Laura Griffin (Leicester, GB)
Perfect

Perfect for what I need. Bright luscious colour

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