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Using Flowers to Heal

"Just living isn't enough… One must have sunshine, freedom, and a little flower."

Renowned author Hans Christian Anderson has never spoken truer words. Nature and flowers are indeed some vital elements behind happiness. Flowers are visually stimulating and produce pleasant scents that appeal to our olfactory senses, improving mood, increasing relaxation, and much more.

Want to know more? Here are some ways in which flowers can help us heal, both physically and mentally.


Stress Busters

Spending time in nature helps relieve symptoms of stress, anxiety, and depression. This is why so many people turn to gardening to soothe their blues—not only is it cathartic, but the scent of flowers is proven to reduce stress. Studies in which stressed participants were given freshly cut flowers showed a significant decrease in stress levels, indicating that flowers aid in relaxation and natural stress relievers.

Lotus flower in a pond next to a leaf

Boost Memory and Concentration

Studies indicate that having plants and flowers in indoor settings helps with increasing focus and strengthening memory. This is because plants provide increased oxygen in the environment, boosting brain cells, and resulting in better concentration skills! Keep a plant or some flowers near your work desk for improved mood, reduced stress, and better concentration throughout the day.

Improves Mood

The act of giving and receiving flowers naturally boosts the mood since it's a way of expressing affection. However, pretty visuals and pleasant scents are two things that are scientifically known to improve emotional wellbeing. A good mood does wonders for the immune system, allowing one to recover from physical illnesses faster than normal. So, that solves the mystery of why visitors always take flowers to patients in the hospital.

Better Sleep

Some flowers and scents can actually induce and improve sleep! Lavender has long been used as a remedy for sleep. Lavender scents, oils, and candles are common among those who desire a natural aid to sleep. Research suggests that adding lavender to your nighttime routine can help you feel more rested and wake up more energetic the next day.

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