Leaves (and small bulbs) are an excellent addition to salads, or used in sandwhiches, soups, soft cheeses and creams. Also used to flavour vinegars and oils. Flowers are edible and can be used as a garnish in salads, or wherever you’d use the leaves. The whole plant is beneficial as a medicinal plant, especially for improving appetite and soothing digestion. It is grown as an insect repellent and fungicide.