Szechuan buttons are also known as electric daisies, or toothache plant. They come from Brazil and are perennial in warmer climates, but die off in frost or very cold conditions. They are used as a medicinal remedy in various parts of the world, and have culinary uses too – among which is the very fun factor of the flower sending an electric tingling feeling through your mouth before gently numbing it!
Hello! I'm Minette, a herb fanatic who loves to grow and use food and medicine plants. I would love for you to join me through my gardening adventure becoming more self-sufficient in my urban back yard. I'll share some soulful gardening ideas as well as recipes for food and health.