Heather flowers are the small, pink or purple flowers of the heather plant, which is native to Europe and Asia. They have a delicate, sweet aroma and a slightly bitter flavor. In traditional herbal medicine, heather flowers are often used to support the respiratory and urinary systems.
The flowers can be used as a topping for lattes, smoothies, edible decorations for your salads, cheese platters, and desserts. Heather flower can also be used to make herbal tea and is associated with a variety of herbal medicinal benefits.
Heather flowers have a delicate, sweet aroma and a slightly bitter flavor. The aroma is often described as floral and slightly honey-like, while the flavor is slightly astringent and slightly bitter
Botanical Name: Calluna vulgaris
Also known as: Common Heather, Fraoch, Broom Heather, Brendolo, Breyo, Ling, Brande, Scotch Heather, Beitilyng, زهرة هيذر