Blue Cornflower is an annual flowering plant in the family Asteraceae native to Europe. It is also known as cornflower or bachelor’s button, In the past, it often grew as a weed in cornfields. Combined with its distinguished blue flower it gets the name Blue Cornflower.
People take cornflower tea to treat fever, constipation, water retention, and chest congestion. They also take it as a tonic, bitter, and liver and gallbladder stimulant. Women take it for menstrual disorders and vaginal yeast infections. Some people apply cornflower directly to the eye for irritation or discomfort. In more recent years people have begun extracting the oil from the flower. This Essential Oil is then applied to the body as an ointment for improving the look and feel of skin.