Chives Flower 九菜花
China

  • $19


Sold in a pack of ~300g / 10.6 oz

Chives Flowers 九菜花 or "Flowering Chives" are named for their hollow, light green stems & yellow buds, their stalks are light & crisp, with a flavor that is considerably less garlicky than either their green or yellow cousins. Common in Chinese (and Thai) cuisine, they are mostly cooked stir-fried or added to dumplings

Seasonality

Seasonal all-year round

Pairings
Chives Flower are best paired with:

  • Dumplings
  • Eggs
  • Pork
  • Wontons
Health Benefits

  • Improves Your Sleep & Mood: The choline in Chives are an important nutrient that helps with sleep, muscle movement, learning & memory. Choline also helps to maintain the structure of cellular membranes, aids in the transmission of nerve impulses, assists in the absorption of fat and reduces chronic inflammation
  • Potential Prevention of Stomach Cancer: Frequent intake of Chives has been inversely related with the risk of esophageal and stomach cancer
Nutritional Values (% of your Daily Value*)
*Daily Value of your nutritional needs, per 100g serving, assuming a caloric intake of 2,000 calories per day. More info here. Sourced from the USDA National Nutrient Database.
Health Benefits are based on empirical research as cited above, but this product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.