How flowers help you deal with anxiety & depression?

How flowers help you deal with anxiety & depression

The busy lifestyle can take a toll on our mental health. The stress of work and home can make us feel exhausted or tired. An ever-growing stressful environment can lead to anxiety & depression. It’s ok to feel drained at times. But eventually, you need to beat the blues and take care of your mental health. The flower remedies can help ease depression and anxiety issues and heal you from inside.

Rose Water

Rose Water

The rose water refreshes the mind and relaxes the body. You can soak rose petals in water for a bath. Place the rose petals in a container with water and leave it out in the sunlight. The rose petals release oils used for ritual cleansing or drunk in pure form.

Sunflower

Sunflower

Sunflower essence is known to balance the third chakra, the energy centre of the body located around the navel and up to the breastbone. It restores self-esteem, balances ego and allows you to open up your compassion and wisdom. 

Gentian Flower

Gentian Flower

The essence of gentian flowers helps with feelings of pessimism and discouragement. You can consume two to three drops of gentian flower essence with lukewarm water daily. It improves digestion and helps with GI tract problems like vomiting or heartburn.

Lavender

Lavender

Lavender essence is one of the most strongly recommended remedies for depression. Put 2-3 drops of lavender essence into your bath water or add it to aroma lamps. The instant effect will help your muscles relax. You can also make lavender tea by boiling its leaves and sip in during morning or evening to calm your senses.

Mustard

Mustard

Mustard essence has a stimulating effect that promotes a more optimistic view. If you’re sad or depressed and do not know the exact reason why then the mustard plant essence can help lift your spirits. You can also combine it with the essence of other flowers to optimize its effect on the sadness that comes from grief.

Peach Flower

Peach Flower

Peach essence helps with extreme mood swings. It gives a sense of fulfilment and makes people more sympathetic towards others. You can add the essence of peach flower to drinking water or bath water to increase your energy levels.

If you believe that flower remedy is not enough to balance your emotional state, make sure to consult a certified mental health practitioner.

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