Orchid medicinal properties - Here's a sunflower and orchid drink you can make
Although Vanilla is the most well known orchid used in cooking, dried crushed orchid has a distinctive flavour all of its own, and medicinal properties.
Take 1-2 tablespoons of sunflower and dried crushed orchid (available at Chinese Herbal Medicine Stockists).
Mill them in a coffee grinder.
Add them to a cup of boiling water.
Sweeten up this mixture with strawberries, honey or blackberries.
Drink this recipe both morning and night time to help with constipation
Add sunflower and ground orchid to salad dressing, and why not throw in a few sesame seeds whilst you are at it. Use these milled seeds and experiment - find out how you like preparing and eating them.