Cultivating flowers which are known for its nice odors will be a good agribusiness idea, as many hotels, restaurants, schools and public places will be open to the idea of using the flower to beautify and aerate their premises.
More and more people are turning to the ancient power of essential oils as a natural way to live and to relieve pain, reduce stress and boost low libidos.
Some flowers and its essential oils have been used for thousands of years, for wellness. They’re tried and true.
These oils are extracted from plants, flowers, and herbs, and their potent essences were used by ancient civilizations to improve physical, mental and emotional health, and the overall quality of life.
The highly fragrant scents of these concentrated flower oils are inhaled through diffusers, sprays and steamy baths, and their uses are numerous. From treating sunburns, relieving anxiety and improving circulation to sanitizing dirty toilets, fighting colds and boosting sex drive.
Information according to the Canadian Federation of Aromatherapists, state that flowers contain the life force of the plant and have the ability to strengthen our immune system and to stimulate our body’s natural healing abilities.
Furthermore, the Canadian Cancer Society even supports aromatherapy as a way to help manage the adverse effects of treating cancer disease.
Aromatherapy is often used as a complementary therapy with conventional cancer treatment to improve a person’s quality of life, and there is some evidence that aromatherapy helps reduce anxiety, tension, and pain in people with cancer.
Lavender oil has been tipped to relieve anxiety, muscular tension, and insomnia. It has also been to suggest that inhaled peppermint, ginger, and cardamom oil may relieve nausea.
Smells remind us of certain memories, many different fragrant flowers have a sweet yet refreshing scent that makes breathing in the lightly scented air a pleasure.
The use of aromatherapy may calm and soothe, and also balance mind and body and enhance emotional state.
You are more likely to enjoy the pleasant scent of fresh flowers or breathe the lovely steam off a cup of peppermint or chamomile tea, and these simple pleasures can promote a sense of well-being and also help release the stress accumulated for the day.
Modern flower aromatherapy has developed a respectful approval in the medical, psychological and cosmetic fields, and the benefits of sticking with natural remedies for health and well-being are legendary.
Flower Aromatherapy in Gardens
Lavender: Common oil found to relieve stress and promote calmness.
Rose: also found to relieve stress and promote calmness
Mint oils: Relieve upset stomachs and enhance digestion,
Citrus oils as found in orange and lemon may strengthen the immune system.
Using plants and flowers for aromatherapy is quite common. Less common oils are also incorporated into aromatherapy treatments such as Frankincense, Bergamot, and Sandalwood, Patchouli, and Tea tree oil.
While many of us don’t have the skills to extract plant oils, harnessing aromatherapy in gardens can begin with a simple gesture as adding rose petals to the bath or making a sweet smelling sleep pillow out of lavender flowers.