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From dyes to medicines, here are 6 things that can be made out of flowers

Updated On Sep 03, 2022 03:55 PM IST
  • Flowers don't just add that extra charm to your front yard but also possess a lot of medicinal properties which you can benefit us in more ways than one.
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Flowers have been ruling the food, drink and medicine industry for centuries now. Over the years, its popularity has only been increasing for its unique properties. Here are a few things that can be made out of flowers.(Representative Image (Unsplash)) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Sep 03, 2022 03:55 PM IST

Flowers have been ruling the food, drink and medicine industry for centuries now. Over the years, its popularity has only been increasing for its unique properties. Here are a few things that can be made out of flowers.(Representative Image (Unsplash))

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Tea: Some of the most common flowers used to make tea are Chamomile, jasmine, and bee balm flowers. They also make a good substitute for unhealthy beverages and provide health benefits.(Representative Image (Unsplash)) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Sep 03, 2022 03:55 PM IST

Tea: Some of the most common flowers used to make tea are Chamomile, jasmine, and bee balm flowers. They also make a good substitute for unhealthy beverages and provide health benefits.(Representative Image (Unsplash))

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Medicine: Flowers have been used to make medicines for centuries now because of their healing properties. Chamomile is a very versatile flower. It is used in poultices for sprains and bruises as well as essential oils.(Representative Image (Unsplash)) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Sep 03, 2022 03:55 PM IST

Medicine: Flowers have been used to make medicines for centuries now because of their healing properties. Chamomile is a very versatile flower. It is used in poultices for sprains and bruises as well as essential oils.(Representative Image (Unsplash))

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Dyes: Flowers such as weld, coreopsis, dahlias, sulfur cosmos, marigold, sunflower and dyer's chamomile are capable of producing tints. In fact, many of the first dyes were made from flowers.(Representative Image (Unsplash)) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Dyes: Flowers such as weld, coreopsis, dahlias, sulfur cosmos, marigold, sunflower and dyer's chamomile are capable of producing tints. In fact, many of the first dyes were made from flowers.(Representative Image (Unsplash))

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Beauty products: Many beauty products like soaps, toners, and creams have flower extracts in them. You can make use of the flowers in your garden and make your own natural products like rose water toner and handmade soaps.(Representative Image (Unsplash)) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Sep 03, 2022 03:55 PM IST

Beauty products: Many beauty products like soaps, toners, and creams have flower extracts in them. You can make use of the flowers in your garden and make your own natural products like rose water toner and handmade soaps.(Representative Image (Unsplash))

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Air purifiers: Several studies have suggested that some houseplants can purify the air. Benzene, formaldehyde, and hexane are just a few flowers that can reduce air pollution.(Representative Image (Unsplash)) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Air purifiers: Several studies have suggested that some houseplants can purify the air. Benzene, formaldehyde, and hexane are just a few flowers that can reduce air pollution.(Representative Image (Unsplash))

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Pesticides: One type of chrysanthemum flower is used to make a powerful pesticide called pyrethrins which are used to kill lice, flies, beetles, mosquitoes, and roaches. Another famous flower used in this industry is citronella plant, which acts as a mosquito repellent.(Representative Image (Unsplash)) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Sep 03, 2022 03:55 PM IST

Pesticides: One type of chrysanthemum flower is used to make a powerful pesticide called pyrethrins which are used to kill lice, flies, beetles, mosquitoes, and roaches. Another famous flower used in this industry is citronella plant, which acts as a mosquito repellent.(Representative Image (Unsplash))

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