Healing Properties of Flowers: Use These Flowers to Heal Yourself

For most people, flowers are a medium to communicate. They express love, sorrow, happiness, gratitude, etc. by giving flowers. People communicate things like “I’m sorry,” “I love you,” and “Thank you” by giving flowers and cut bouquets. Apart from expressing emotions and feelings, people also use flowers for healing body and mind. One of the common ways to heal with flowers is through aromatherapy. In aromatherapy, fragrance and essential oils are used to treat various health conditions.

Botanists have identified more than 270,000 species of flowers, of which around 35,000 are various species of roses. Many flowers also have medicinal properties, of which not many people are aware of. Some flowers are edible and you can use the flower and its parts to treat various conditions, not just emotional, psychological and mental problems, but even physical disorders. Flowers can be used just like herbs for herbal healing. For example, all parts of rose, flowers, stem, leaves, and roots are edible. Rose flower and its parts are multivitamins and can be used to supplement various vitamin deficiencies.

Sunflowers are beautiful, however, sunflowers are not just ornamental plant, it has medicinal benefits. Sunflower seeds are not only used for making cooking oil bur also eaten as snacks. Sunflowers themselves are medicinal flowers. Sunflower petals can be brewed as a tea. Sunflower petal tea is highly beneficial in menstrual cramps and sore throats.

Flowers That Can Be Used As Medicine

Sunflowers and roses are not the only flowers with medicinal properties, there are numerous flowers with medicinal benefits. Here some common flowers that you can use as medicine.

Lavender

Because of its sweet and strong aroma, lavender is basically used to make perfumes and scents. Lavender essential oil is also used in aromatherapy to mange stress, anxiety, insomnia and promote relaxation. However, do you know lavender also has antiseptic and anti-inflammatory properties? You can use lavender oil to treat, burns, wounds, even acne. Lavender is also highly beneficial in treating sore throat and difficulty breathing.

Jasmine

Jasmine flavored tea is very popular in many countries, especially in China and Japan. Jasmine tea is highly beneficial in muscular cramps, digestive disorder, and physical pain. Jasmine flowers can be used to treat ulcers, anxiety and sleeping disorders.

Rose

Rose flower contains a lot of vitamins, including Vitamin C and Vitamin K. Vitamin C is a great antioxidant. Antioxidants are highly beneficial in releasing toxins and free radicals from the body. Rose can be eaten to manage cardiovascular disease, fight depression, improve blood circulation, treat infections, among many. Rose sherbet is highly beneficial in heat stroke.

Calendula

Calendula is useful in treating, burns, cuts, and wounds because of its antiviral, antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties. This flower is highly beneficial in treating various skin conditions like ache, rashes, and athlete’s foot.

Echinacea

Echinacea can be used to treat many internal and external problems like sore throat, flu, cold, wounds. Echinacea stops the spreading of infections and diseases.

Passionflower

Apart from treating mental, psychological and emotional conditions like insomnia, stress, anxiety, depression, and panic attacks, passionflowers are also very beneficial in asthma, shingles and epilepsy treatment. Passionflowers have sedative properties, therefore, it has been traditionally used for mental wellbeing.

Hawthorn

Hawthorn flowers are rich with many antioxidants. The antioxidants in hawthorn improve blood circulation, lower blood pressure, and also strengthen the heart muscle. Hawthorn is very good for the heart.

48 Comments

  1. Flower therapy is one of the most natural and universal ways we express our feelings and flower remedy or essence these gifts of nature have the power to heal Depending on which flowers you are using thanks for the article….

  2. Thank you so much this. I really needed this. Thanks a lot.

  3. Never knew that flowers had such healing properties, so happy that I came across this article! Thanks a lot!

  4. Many flowers have healing properties that make them just as useful as they are pretty to look at. For instance, sunflowers are known for being bright and cheerful, but they can also be brewed into tea that helps soothe sore throats and menstrual cramps. Besides lavender,passionflower, rose, jasmine etc. are also fall under same category which are very useful for healing purposes.

  5. excellent article on flowers and their healing capacities

  6. Flower therapy is one of the most natural and universal ways we express our feelings.

  7. there are many flowers with different properties……i love rose because Roses contain a great deal of vitamin C, an important antioxidant for overall health and fighting some more serious conditions like heart disease and stroke.

  8. everyone should know about the properties oa a flower
    great post

  9. really good idea thanks for sharing.

  10. i didn’t knew that flowers can be this useful but thanks to this article, now i know. Thank you for sharing.

  11. it was an very beautiful article

  12. thanks for the article . it was very interesting
    hope to see more articles like this in future

    1. I love nature, and it is best to use plants and flowers as medicine, thank you for sharing this post.

  13. it is one of the most intresting article i have ever read about flowers and about its threapy….it is one of the most powerful gift from nature..

  14. Very good and knowledgeable article thanks for this

  15. I have had never knew the healing property of flower untill i read this post. Thank you for wonderful article.

  16. flower is only thing help to heal the immune system.the power to heal Depending on which flowers you are using.

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  18. Flowers were always beneficial to us but never knew the other benefits like these. Since this article is written in simple and understandable form, it is really really helpful.

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  21. Flower therapy one of the natural and universal ways to express our feeling and flower remedy or essence of nature have the power to heal Depending on which flowers you are using thanks for the interesting article.

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  24. Many flowers have healing properties that make them just as useful as they are pretty to look at. For instance, sunflowers are known for being bright and cheerful, but they can also be brewed into tea that helps soothe sore throats and menstrual cramps. Besides lavender,passionflower, rose, jasmine etc. are also fall under same category which are very useful for healing purposes.

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  30. As a flower lover I’m very happy that you made a post about flower. I liked it so much

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  32. Flower has not only influences our mind, charms us or gives a pleasant feelings bus also gives us natural treatment and heals our body with natural component that are in short at times. May be this is why from ancient time flowers have been used for bath among the royal families and now a days it becomes very popular therapy that is available in most of the far eastern and oriental countries and that also attracts millions of tourist to visit those countries.

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  34. Flower therapy is one of the most natural and universal ways we express our feelings.

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  36. I love nature,and using plants and flowers as medicine is the best i have always used to make tea and/or tonics for the face or body.
    There is nothing more delicious than the natural scent of flowers without chemicals.

  37. wow amazing article.I have never know that flowers also had such healing properties and everyone should read this article once.Thanks foe such an article

  38. Nice information as everyone likes flowers thanks for revealing this kind of valuable information

  39. Interesting article about the healing properties of flowers. Thank you very much for the information.

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  41. Never knew that flowers had such healing properties, so happy that I came across this article! Thanks a lot!

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  44. Yes flowers makes miracles in health.
    Not only healing but also to prevent from several disorders. Nice article about healing power of flowers.

  45. I love nature, and it is best to use plants and flowers as medicine, thank you for sharing this post.

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