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Edible Flowers

Health Benefits, Nutrition, Processing, and Applications

  • 1st Edition - July 1, 2024
  • Editors: Arun Kumar Gupta, Vijay Kumar, Bindu Naik, Poonam Mishra
  • Language: English
  • Paperback ISBN:
    9 7 8 - 0 - 4 4 3 - 1 3 7 6 9 - 3
  • eBook ISBN:
    9 7 8 - 0 - 4 4 3 - 1 3 7 7 0 - 9

Edible Flowers: Health Benefits, Nutrition, Processing, and Applications discusses several edible flowers and their history, bioactive compounds, pharmacological properties, ch… Read more

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Edible Flowers: Health Benefits, Nutrition, Processing, and Applications discusses several edible flowers and their history, bioactive compounds, pharmacological properties, chemistry, and manifold applications. Composed of 20 chapters, the book explores significant edible flowers which have a bioactive and pharmacological attribute apart from preservation aspects. Each of the presented flowers are analyzed by its taxonomy, history, nutritional properties, important bioactive natural compounds, pharmacological potential, use in food processing, and marketability.

Medicinal and edible flowers that are grown in the various countries and are thought to promote health are also the subject of this book, thus ensuring the food security aspect. Written by a team of experts in the field, this book is a good support for researchers and scientists working in the fields of food science, food technology, and nutrition, with a special interest by the study of edible flowers.