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Flower Power for Wellbeing: A Quick Guide Denise Jones Floral Design

The important part that botanicals natures gorgeous flowers and foliage and the total Power of Flowers have on us ?

Healing Impact:

  • Flowers extend beyond instant gratification, offering lasting mood upliftment.

  • Known to ease anxiety, alleviate depression, and expedite recovery from illness.

Medicinal and Herbal Roots:

  • Flowers have a history in medicine and herbal remedies for various ailments.

  • Many blooms are edible or can be steeped into teas for health benefits.

Why Flowers Make Us Happy:

  • Nature's showstoppers trigger happy chemicals: Dopamine, Serotonin, and Oxytocin.

  • Dopamine - A reward and 'feel good' chemical.

  • Serotonin - A mood regulator contributing to wellbeing and happiness.

  • Oxytocin - A bonding chemical associated with trust and empathy.

Best Flowers for Wellbeing:

  1. Flowers by Colour:

  • Different colors evoke different feelings; a mixed bunch for all-round joy.

  1. Lavender:

  • Known for aromatherapy, induces relaxation, manages stress, and aids sleep.

  1. Favorite Flowers:

  • Personal favorites bring sentiment and an extra-large smile and can be associated with our past and making those floral memories ( my personal top 5 favourites are Cymbidium orchids especially the lime green one, Calla Lilies (mango coloured), Hydrangeas ( blue and pink and green ), Scented Garden roses, delicate Waxflower ( and as a separate but not flowers but I LOVE working ande adding in lots of scented foliage and herbs

  1. Roses:

  • Loved for scent, high in Vitamin C, and historically used for medicinal purposes and edible and still look amazing when you dry them too!

  1. Chamomile:

  • Delicate bloom with stress-relieving properties, aids sleep and soothes ailments.

  1. Fennel:

  • Loaded with health benefits, used in holistic remedies for digestive issues.

  1. Peace Lily:

  • Cleanses air and provides a beneficial mood boost.

  1. Eucalyptus:

  • Not a flower but beneficial; anti-inflammatory, relieves congestion, and offers relaxation.

Contactless Hug:

  • In times of separation, flowers feel like a hug from afar it can be a way of really felling close to the sender or visa versa if you are the sender

  • Flowers evoke emotion and most certainly making us smile, for a while.

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