Chives, scientific name Allium schoenoprasum, is a species offlowering plantin the familyAmaryllidaceaethat producesedibleleaves and flowers. Chives are a commonly usedherband can be found in grocery stores or grown in home gardens. In culinary use, the green stalks (scapes) and the unopened, immature flower buds are diced and used as an ingredient foromelettes,fish,potatoes,soups, and many other dishes. The edible flowers can be used insalads.
Chives are rich in Vitamin C, which prevents from common cold and fever, also rich in riboflavin, potassium, vitamin A, iron, thiamin, and beta carotene. These elements help in blood count increase, maintaining blood pressure, and increasing immunity power.