Mrs Lam Organic Farm
🚚 The Fastest Delivery Time : It Takes 3-4 Days.
🐝 Supplier / Place Of Origin：Mrs Lam Organic Farm / Kam Tin
🔖 Certification： HKORC Certified (Certicate No. C13006)
🌱 Producer Introduction：
Mrs. Lam used to be the representative farmer of the annual fisher, farmers and food carnival, with a cheerful and sunny smile. Mrs. Lam and her husband has been running an organic farm for more than 10 years. Although there is a master to help him, one person has to take care of all the work of farming, harvesting and sales. As she gets older, she even falls asleep when she opens the stall. Many friends are very distressed for him. Every Sunday, there are volunteer Ming Je who decide to give up their rest time every weekend to help used to be the representative farmer of the annual fisher, check files. His crops and yields are very rich, and he sells crops at Mei Foo Organic Farm and Kam Sheung Road West Rail Station on Sunday and evening respectively.
Mrs Lam’s Organic Farm is in Sha Tin Hang. In 2015, the government proposed the Kam Tin South Development Plan to recover 12.3 hectares of land and plan to build 8,000 public housing units. Sha Tin Hang, where Mrs Lam is located, is one of the reclaimed farmlands.
Mrs. Lam is now relocated to Ngau Keng Tsuen for re-cultivation.
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🛍 Product Information (Main) (English)：
Chinese Name：金盞花 | 金盞菊
Product Description：Calendula florets are edible. They are often used to add color to salads or added to dishes as a garnish and in place of saffron. The leaves are edible, but usually not tasty. They have a history of being used as wild vegetables and salads. The plant is also used to make tea.
Pot marigold florets are edible. They are often used to add color to salads or added to dishes as a garnish and in lieu of saffron. The leaves are edible but are often not palatable. They have a history of use as a potherb and in salads. The plant is also used to make tea.
Flowers were used in ancient Greek, Roman, Middle Eastern, and Indian cultures as a medicinal herb, as well as a dye for fabrics, foods, and cosmetics. Many of these uses persist today. They are also used to make oil that protects the skin.
Marigold leaves can also be made into a poultice that is believed to help scratches and shallow cuts to heal faster, and to help prevent infection. It has also been used in eye drops.
The petals and pollen of Calendula officinalis contain triterpenoid esters and the carotenoids flavoxanthin and auroxanthin (antioxidants and the source of the yellow-orange coloration). The leaves and stems contain other carotenoids, mostly lutein (80%), zeaxanthin (5%), and beta-carotene. Plant extracts are also widely used by cosmetics, presumably due to presence of compounds such as saponins, resins, and essential oils.
The flowers of Calendula officinalis contain flavonol glycosides, triterpene oligoglycosides, oleanane-type triterpene glycosides, saponins, and a sesquiterpene glucoside. Calendula flowers are a rich source of lutein, containing 29.8 mg/100g.
Plant pharmacological studies have suggested that Calendula extracts may have anti-viral, anti-genotoxic, and anti-inflammatory properties in vitro. In an in vitro assay, the methanol extract of C. officinalis exhibited antibacterial activity and both the methanol and the ethanol extracts showed antifungal activities."
Supply Season：Supply period: from November to May
#Should Be / Avoided：
It has the effects of clearing heat and detoxifying, dispelling wind and dissipating heat, dispelling blood stasis, improving eyesight and lowering blood pressure. It has the effects of preventing and treating epidemic cerebrospinal meningitis, preventing influenza and cold, treating high blood pressure, hepatitis, dysentery, carbuncle and furuncle.
Cooking Skills：It can be used as edible flowers, mixing dishes and brewing scented tea
Notes：Calendula extracts may have antiviral, antigenotoxic, and anti-inflammatory properties in vitro. Commonly used in eczema skin and allergic dermatitis.
Dish：Pot marigold florets are edible. They are often used to add color to salads or added to dishes as a garnish and in lieu of saffron. The leaves are edible but are often not palatable. They have a history of use as a potherb and in salads. The plant is also used to make tea.
Supply Period： Supply Period: From November To May
Suggested Eating Method：
Can be used as edible flowers, dishes and brewing flower tea
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🔅Precautions (English Version)：
☘️ Preserve vegetables
1. Leafy vegetables and softer vegetables, if packaged, should be placed in the cold box in the original package;
2. Organic Vegetables are more prone to spoilage if they have water droplets. Put the vegetables in a ventilated place to dry or wipe off the water vapor, then wrap the vegetables in slightly damp newspaper and put them in a plastic bag before refrigerating. ;
3. Organic vegetables do not use preservatives or special treatments. Vegetables are generally stored for three to five days. Some vegetables will decompose enzymes, so they should be eaten as soon as possible.
☘️ How to wash vegetables
Special attention: The dishes, especially small flowers and broccoli, are best soaked in the water to remove residual pesticides (I will have organic farms). It is recommended to use our vegetables and vegetables environmentally friendly cleaner Dish Drops
for 3 to 5 minutes to eliminate residuals Sand and pesticide.
1. Wash vegetables before cooking to keep them fresh;
2. It is not advisable to soak the vegetables for too long, and they should be washed first and then cut to avoid the loss of vitamins;
3. Washing vegetables with dilute salt water or Dish Drop can easily remove vegetable insects;
4. Cut vegetables with a stainless steel knife to reduce vitamin loss;
5. Vegetable leaves contain a lot of nutrients, so you should avoid shredding, chopping or grinding the leaves;
6. Immediately after cutting, to avoid the loss of vitamins due to air oxidation.