Our five top health-boosting flowers help you feel bloomin’ marvellous.
These characteristic white daisy-like flowers might just be our best companions when we are in need of some relaxation. This plant is most widely enjoyed as a tea, to help calm the mind and relieve tension in the whole body.
The national symbol of England and arguably one of the sweetest smelling flowers to grace the flowerbed.
Rose is a soothing flower for all the senses, on both a physical and emotional level, helping to relieve emotional tension.
Try Pukka Herbs’ Womankind , Love , Mint Refresh .
Part of the daisy family, the purple-petalled echinacea plant supports and strengthens a weakened immune system. It's effective when we have become ‘run-down’ as a result of stress or over-work. The classic scenario is that an individual becomes ill as soon as they start to relax. Echinacea will support and gradually strengthen a weakened immune system.
Try Pukka Herbs’ Elderberry & Echinacea tea
Famous for its pungent smell when you brush past its bristles, lavender is a classic herb for cheering the heart, easing emotional pain and promoting relaxation within the nervous system, digestion and the mind.
And finally, although not a flower, we thought this ‘weed’ could do with a bit of good press…
Nettles , we see them in hedgerows and we pull them up from our gardens. However, despite this weed’s bad reputation, nettle is an incredibly nutritious plant, rich in vitamins A and C, but is also high in iron, magnesium, calcium, chromium, zinc, potassium, phosphorous and silicon.