Abstract, Journal of Experimental Agriculture International, 2017
Edible flowers are among the important plant sources in terms of their nutritional content as well as aesthetic appearance. This mini review is written to increase awareness on edible flowers. For the study a set of both printed and electronic academic materials were examined and the findings were presented. This study is a brief review on edible flowers and their prominence in human nutrition. Due to their richness of antioxidant, anti-carcinogen, vitamin, and chemical composition; many researchers have revealed that these flowers may have a vital role in human nutrition along with the increasing fresh use and even for decorative purposes in kitchens today.
Keywords: Edible flowers; nutritional content.