Cornflower flowers are also excellent allies of the skin and making compresses with this plant can help reduce inflammation due to acne or eczema.
Also useful as a natural anti-wrinkle treatment.
Cornflower infusion is also an excellent anti-dandruff treatment
Astringent tonic for oily skin: use the infusion for external use as a tonic, wipe the face twice a day, rubbing lightly, with a cotton ball soaked in the infusion.
The cornflower plant, in the past, was very common in Italy. Today, even if the local habitat is favourable to the growth of cornflower, this flower is quite rare, so much so that it has been reported to be at risk of extinction. The cornflower grows wild in fields, meadows, uncultivated land and in rare cases even along the roadside.
Cornflower is one of the most widely used natural remedies for the wellness of the eyes.
In particular, the flowers are rich in decongestant and anti-inflammatory substances which are very useful in case of tired eyes, conjunctivitis problems, styes, but also to reduce inflammation in case of allergies.
Cornflower flowers can also be used to stimulate diuresis and to boost detoxification of the body
An infusion of cornflower can reduce inflammation of the throat and oral cavity.
Thanks to the plant’s astringent properties, this infusion can be useful in cases of diarrhea or gastrointestinal problems.