In addition to beautifying the environment or serving to please the loved one, flowers have several other properties, especially those that can be used in favor of health. As well as medicinal herbs, the flowers of these herbs or other plants, also have these characteristics, helping to alleviate the symptoms of some diseases or end that discomfort. Therefore, it is worth knowing more about them, as well as their functions for the body.According to some experts in natural medicine, each plant has its own property, and most flowers have essential oils that can be extracted, others can be ingested in natura and there are also those that are used in the form of tea. The latter is one of the most used, from small children to adults. All this knowledge is inherited from the ancestors and scientifically proven.

how to use the flowers

Despite being natural substances, any use of tea, essential oil or direct application to the skin of any plant, should be advised by a doctor. When not used properly, it can bring some health problems. Among the main plants that have their flowers used for health benefits are: chamomile, roses, lavender, hibiscus, geranium and pansy.

Knowing the flowers and their properties

To find out which of the flowers can be used as tea, depending on your need, pay attention to the medicinal properties of some of them:


Chamomile is a plant widely used for the benefits it can bring to health, from the prevention of a specific disease or treatment. It has strong calming properties, in addition, it decreases hyperactivity, helps to relax, relieves stress, helps to treat anxiety, nausea and menstrual cramps. It is also widely used to treat stomach problems, control poor digestion, and treat ulcers.

Tea with chamomile flowers is easy to prepare. Generally, for a cup of water use about a tablespoon of the dried flowers. Before the water boils, add the chamomile and wait about five minutes before eating.


Roses, when used to treat symptoms such as headache, insomnia, tension and depression. Rose tea also has stimulant properties for blood circulation, as well as being used to treat colds, infertility, menopause, hair loss, muscular dystrophy, sinusitis, sterility, emotional crisis and anxiety.

Rose tea is also very easy to prepare. For a cup of water, use a handful of dried or fresh petals. Before choosing the rose that will be used in the infusion, consult your doctor about the properties and recommendation. Before the water boils, add the petals and wait a few minutes. After cooling down, the drink can be ingested.


In addition to having an easy-to-characterize scent, lavender tea can be used to relieve tension, tiredness, depression, and skin problems. The tea is also used to lower blood pressure, ease menstrual cramps, relieve nausea and vomiting. As a flower with a soft characteristic, it is also widely used in the form of an essential oil.


Hibiscus is on the list of one of the most used flowers in natural medicine today. Regular tea intake is indicated to lower blood pressure, control diabetes and lower cholesterol. The tea can even be used to treat nerve ailments, cancer and heart disease. It also works as a diuretic and has a mild laxative effect.