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Flowers also have healing properties that make them just as useful as they are pretty to look at. For example, sunflowers are known for being bright and cheerful, but they can also be brewed into tea that helps soothe sore throats and menstrual cramps! Here are a few other flowers with practical healing properties:

Lavender has been used in aromatherapy as an essential oil that helps many people relax and manage stress, anxiety and difficulty sleeping. It’s sometimes used to treat wounds, burns and even acne, as well as heal some throat and chest conditions.

Jasmine is very popular in tea form, and not just because it makes a delicious drink. Jasmine eases many body aches and cramps and can also benefit the digestive system.

​Calendula petals have been used for centuries to heal cuts, burns and wounds. The flower is also commonly used to heal many skin conditions, including rashes, acne and athlete’s foot.

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. Rose petals can help increase circulation, fight depression and anxiety, relieve infections and combat viruses, among a number of other health benefits.

Echinacea’s uses in medicine to treat various wounds and diseases that afflicted them. It has been used to manage sore throats, colds and the flu.

Passionflowers are used in treating many mental and emotional conditions, including stress, insomnia, depression, anxiety and panic. The relaxant can also aid those with asthma, shingles and epilepsy. Passionflowers are such a great sedative that they’ve been used medicinally.

Hawthorn flowers contains several antioxidants that have amazing heart-health benefits, including lowering blood pressure, improving circulation and even strengthening the heart muscle.

Information shared from teleflora

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