Chive blossoms make a lovely lavender-colored infused oil that can be used in cooking. They can also be added fresh to salads for a decorative touch. The leaves are best preserved by freezing them.

Chives have Vitamin C, which helps prevent colds, sulfurous compounds that are expectorants, potassium that is heart-friendly, calcium to build bones and iron that is good for blood. They are also high in folic acid and Vitamin A. They aid digestion and research is being done on their ability to lower cholesterol. Like many common culinary herbs, Chives are medicinally amazing.Chive Blossom

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