Home Remedies Using Flowers

You are very much aware that flowers can give an instant boost to a distressed mood or break the monotony of day. This is because their aroma and colour has a psychological impact that is soothing and peaceful. Also many flowers are remedies to various health related problems and here are some of them:

Dandelion – Dandelions are very effective for cleaning the blood and also helping with related issues, such as anemia.

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Carnation – When separated from the base of the flower, Carnation petals can be brewed to make an excellent tea to reduce anxiety, agitation, stress and fatigue. Moreover, it also has a healing effect on the skin and can bring down swelling.

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Honeysuckle – These are safe to eat raw and can be used to create an antibacterial gargle wash for sore throats. Skin rashes or inflammation are also effectively treated by applying a paste made from the flowers.

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Lotus – Lotus flowers are popular for their effectiveness against fever, diarrhea and also more serious illnesses such as cholera and bronchitis. A syrup made from the flower provides much relief for bad coughs.

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Rose – The petals can be eaten raw to increase blood circulation, and they also relieve depression. Rose tea acts as a mild laxative. A paste or cream made from the petals does wonders to improve the condition of the skin, especially on the face.

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Sunflower – Consuming a brew made from sunflowers helps greatly with ulcers and menstrual cramps. It can also be used as a wash for gargling in cases of sore throats.

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Lilac – Lilacs can be steeped to make a tonic that reduces fever and to get rid of internal parasites. Skin burns or wounds are soothed and heal well when a paste or gel made from lilacs is applied.

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Chrysanthemum – Chyrsanthemums make a great tea when steeped in hot water. Drinking this tea brings marked relief for those suffering from a fever, headache or common cold.

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