Cornflower Petals [Organic] are often used for the purposes of easing eye irritation and treating problems like fatigued eyes, conjunctivitis, and even skin irritation around the eye because of its effective anti-inflammatory and astringent properties. Cornflower petal tea is used as an eye wash to relieve swelling and pain. Keep in mind that cornflower petals are very light and therefore, 1 oz is a sizeable amount of product.
Skin benefits come from cornflower petals's cooling and toning properties. For that reason this amazing herb is often used in cosmetics to firm mature and crepey skin.
Cornflower petals are also used for decorative purposes, brightening up darker spices and teas for an extra appeal to elegance and beauty.
Boil 1 Tablespoon of flowers in water and make a hot compress to ease the pain associated with rheumatoid arthritis and muscle soreness or skin irritation. Leaving the hot compress in place for as long as possible works best. For eye strain, apply a compress made from 1 Tablespoon of cornflower petals and one cup of boiling water. Allow the mixture to steep for five minutes and to cool completely before applying.
30 g [1 oz]