Types Of Garden Flowers And Their Benefits

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There are many types of garden flowers and in this article, we will take a look at some of the different types of flowers and their benefits.

Amaranth flowers

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Amaranth flowers contain high amounts of potassium, magnesium, calcium, and phosphorus. It can be used in treating liver disorders and also for improving bone health. Amaranth flower has anti-bacterial properties due to the presence of saponins which help in fighting skin diseases like psoriasis, boils, etc. The juice obtained from the amaranth plant can treat chronic fever, insomnia, and gastroenteritis.

Bachelor button flowers

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Bachelor button flowers are often found growing on grasses of meadows and roadsides since they grow easily without any special requirements. This type of flower blooms from summer to fall seasons and its color ranges from blue, purple, pink to white depending on the species. It is used in treating skin diseases and inflammations.


Echinacea or coneflowers are found in North and South America and parts of Asia. This flower is often used by the natives of the U.S for treating snake bites, wounds, etc., The roots and seeds of echinacea contain caffeic acid derivatives which have antibacterial properties that help in fighting off various bacteria such as staphylococcus, streptococcus, etc.

Geranium flowers

Geranium flowers can be found growing almost everywhere since they grow well even in adverse environmental conditions such as during dry summers or periods of drought. This type of flower has an extract called melatonin which helps cure bronchitis, eczema, and psoriasis too.

Jasmine flowers

Jasmine flowers have a pleasant fragrance due to the presence of Jasmonic acid which can even stimulate memory too! Its root extract is used to treat cough, asthma, and even bronchitis. It also has anti-inflammatory properties so it can be used to reduce swellings caused by insect bites or injuries.

Lavender flowers

Lavender flowers are well known for their wonderful fragrance which makes this flower a favorite among homemakers too. This type of flower is often added to bathwater because lavenders have antibacterial and antiseptic properties that help in fighting off various infections such as acne etc. There are many different varieties of Lavenders available but all share common medicinal uses.

Lilac flowers

Lilac flowers can be found blooming almost everywhere during the spring season since they grow easily without requiring any special requirements other than sunlight, an average amount of moisture, and warmth. Lilacs contain caffeic acid derivatives which have anti-inflammatory properties to relieve pain caused by arthritis and other similar joint disorders.

Radish flowers

Radish flowers have a unique red-colored petal that is small in size compared to other types of flowers available. This flower has antioxidant properties to remove free radicals from the skin which helps in preventing skin disorders such as eczema, psoriasis, etc. The roots of radish are often cooked before being consumed since they contain chemicals known as glycosides which help reduce blood sugar levels when present in the body in high concentrations.

Rose Flowers

Rose flowers are among the most common types of garden flowers with over 100 species of this flower available all across the world. Roses not only look beautiful but also have a wonderful fragrance that makes them popular even among those who do not have gardens! Rose petals are used to make rose water which has various medicinal properties including the ability to treat cold, sore throat, etc. Rose extract is also used as a natural food sweetener since it contains high amounts of fructose. Sweet potatoes are often grown in homes because their roots are rich in nutritional value and can be consumed without cooking too. They contain starch which helps boost energy levels besides being good for digestion too!

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