Izote/Yucca are among the many flowers that are safe to eat. The Colorado State University Extension describes the taste of Izote flowers as slightly bitter, with a hint of artichoke flavor. The flowers can be eaten both raw or lightly sauteed.
Health Benefits include:
- High in vitamin C and antioxidants (Boosts immune system and protects from cell mutations and free radical damage).
- Eases arthritis pain (anti-inflammatory properties that help soothe pain)
- Benefits skin health (has photo-protective properties)
- Aids diabetes treatment (assists in insulin regulation)
See the below links for izote/ yucca flower recipe’s and how to cook Izote over-all