Daffodils

 

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Flowers first in Cornwall, then Lincolnshire, then Scotland. For flowers, 12inch pencils are being harvested also to be exported to Holland ..

Not well in Wales, not good climate so they get stressed and produce … which is being harvested for the treatment of ALS.  Not currently enough for the demand in UK, hopefully in the future.

In Wales the humble daffodil is grown for its galathamine which is used to combat symptoms of Alzheimer’s Disease.

 

ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE: HOW THE DAFFODIL MAY BE ABOUT TO REVOLUTIONISE TREATMENT

http://www.bigissue.com/features/3613/alzheimer-s-disease-how-the-daffodil-may-be-about-to-revolutionise-treatment#
http://jncc.defra.gov.uk/page-5721

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1171649/Why-Welsh-daffodils-hold-key-beating-Alzheimers-disease.html

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