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Research has shown that flowers have a positive impact on emotional health. Flowers have a lot of medicinal properties, besides being pretty to look at and adding colour and energy to homes. Flowers have been known to improve the overall quality of life, by reducing stress and anxiety. Flowers inspire creativity and have been known to make people happier.

Flowers also have other great health benefits. Lotus is also known to be an antioxidant. Rose petals tea is prized for eliminating stress and headaches, treating depression, insomnia and other nervous disorders. Dandelions infusions are used to treat anaemia and even jaundice. The marigold flower has antiseptic and antifungal properties. Sunflowers are used to treat ulcers. The hibiscus is known to be good for the heart. Carnation petals can be brewed to make a tea to reduce anxiety, agitation, stress and fatigue. It also has a soothing effect on the skin.

Below are some links to the health benefits of some flowers. Please click on the links to know more.

Chrysanthemums Dandelion Hibiscus