JAPANESE HONEYSUCKLE

Japanese honeysuckle is a creeper with white-yellow flowers having a shade of pink. The plant comes from Japan and Korea. Its flowers are used in traditional Asian medicine as they are a rich source of flavonoids and saponins. The extract of flowers heals skin irritations and removes toxins as well as tightens and smoothes the skin. Natural cosmetics with Japanese honeysuckle have antioxidant and antiradical properties and prevent skin premature aging. What is interesting Japanese honeysuckle is edible plant, rich in calcium, magnesium and potassium. So very healthy. You can suck tubular flowers that taste sweet like honey. In the past, honeysuckle berries were often boiled and eaten like vegetables. Flowers were boiled in syrup or placed in puddings. Nectar from honeysuckle plant is the favourite food of hummingbirds.