IT’S SAID THAT:
TEARS OF THE GODDESS VIRGO MIXED WITH STARDUST, FELL TO EARTH , and CREATED THE ASTER FLOWER.
Also, that BURNING ASTER LEAVES AND FLOWERS WILL REPEL EVIL SPIRITS AND SNAKES (true? I don’t know)
And that BOTH LEAVES AND FLOWERS ARE EDIBLE IN SALADS (DRY OR FRESH)! (THIS PART’S TRUE )