For several centuries, medical practitioners have long acknowledged the therapeutic properties of flowers.
Exponential rise in the enjoyment of flower tisanes also span many cultures around the world.
Marigold improves gastritis, acid reflux and ulcers, as well as reducing stomach or menstrual cramps. It promotes the growth of healthy new tissues, increases blood flow to the affected area, boosts collagen production, which firms and strengthens dehydrated skin.
Gomphrena is a detoxifying herb to get rid of toxins and helps purify our body. it is rich in antioxidants and greatly prevents skin ageing. It has long been used in folk medicine to treat a variety of illnesses such as diabetes, coughs, and urinary retention.
Jasmine has antibacterial properties that prevent bad breath. It also regulates blood pressure and harmonizes stomach. It is known traditionally in Ayurveda to be good for treating intestinal worms and has a positive effect on the nervous system
as it calms the nerves and stimulates sensuality.
Legends say that if a person puts the oil of lily of valley on his forehead, it would impart common sense into him! Now, without being superstitious, we can safely say that the oil of this flower does help ease mental problems. The essential oil of lily of valley is used in aromatherapy to treat headaches, depression, and melancholy
Osmanthus enhances skin tone and replenishes the skin’s colour and glow. Regular consumption improves eyesight, energizes, refreshes and often used in Chinese medicine as a cleansing agent. The tea is also known to treat health issues in relation to the endocrine system, liver and kidney. Traditional Chinese medicines have used osmanthus tea to purify the blood. The aroma of Osmanthus tea will reduce any appetite-suppressing brain chemicals, which will prevent you from over-eating and binge eating.
Research suggests that it may be useful for treating anxiety, insomnia depression, and premenstrual syndrome (PMS). Consuming lavender as a tea can help digestive issues such as vomiting, nausea, intestinal gas, upset stomach, and abdominal swelling.
High in anti-oxidants and and anti-inflammatory, it helps weight loss. Its diuretic effect also prevents urinary tract infection which is common among women. Enriched with vitamin C, rose tea fights infections and improves immune system.
Chinese history has shown that chrysanthemum provides mildly cold energy. It has special affinity to the energy channels that lead to the lungs, liver, spleen, and kidneys. Chinese also recommend this for reducing fever and cold symptoms in the early stages. High in antioxidants, vitamins, minerals and amino acids make a delicious and highly nutritious drink.