Here are five flowers to get you started.
These suggestions are from The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Healing Remedies about how to enhance overall wellness with flower power.
1. Wild Rose Using wild rose essence helps people to become self-motivated and regain curiosity about life. Roses can also be used to alleviate menopausal and pre-menstrual symptoms. These beauties also have anti-inflammatory properties that can help maintain a clear complexion. 2. Lavender Lavender is best known for its ability to induce a restful sleep. Its calming aroma can be used to calmanxiety. Pick these purple flowers to treat acne by killing bacteria; They kill bacteria in the skin and sooth infected blemishes. The calming effect lavender’s aroma projects eases headaches and tension around the sinuses and temples. 3. Honey Suckle Feeling homesick? Nostalgic? Honeysuckle allows its users to keep the happy feelings from the past, but provides them with strength to move forward without longing for distant memories. Honeysuckle can be used to help a grieving person heal and is beneficial for those experiencing sorrow. 4. Water Violet
Our world is overrun with technology, and “FaceTiming” with our iPhones is more common than face-to-face time with our friends. Because communication through various technologies is so readily available, it’s become easy to see the world only through an LCD lens. Although some people may enjoy their alone time, social interaction is important for well-being.
Feelings that accompany isolation, such as loneliness and depression, can be remedied with water violet. Water violet helps one discover security within themselves to trust communication and reap the benefits that come from sharing. 5. Mimulus Unless you’re superman (or woman), fearlessness is not a quality most of us mortals possess. Whether your fear be rational or irrational, the mimulus flower is helpful in soothing panic and taming fright. The flower allows us to find the courage within ourselves to go beyond what we believe our limits to be. Mimulus calms the apprehension that arises when we are confronted with a fear and allows us to respond appropriately with a clear mind.