African Violets
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Zone Sutton Coldfield Birmingham B73 5DH | Anonymous added on August 8, 2019 | Answered

I should like to make tea of the flowers or stems of the plant. Can I use African violet or similar?

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GKH_Susan
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Answered on August 9, 2019

You should not consume African Violets. These are not wild violets, or violas, and are not considered safe for consumption.
Here are plants recommended for teas:
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/herbs/hgen/herbal-tea-plants.htm

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