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The month-long showcase of the most vibrant and breathtaking display of flowers you’ve ever seen is here; the highly anticipated Flower Exhibition is moving to a new location this year in Dokki and is set to be the event of the season celebrating nature’s beauty.

Flowers are appreciated for more than just their aesthetic value. In truth, many flowers are not only visually appealing but can also have medical benefits. Some flowers, for instance, can be used to treat an upset stomach, reduce stress, or ease a sore throat. In celebration of nature, we will go over the healing benefits of a few flowers available in Egypt!

1-     Jasmine

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The popularity of jasmine tea comes from more than just its flavour. The relaxing effects of jasmine on the body extend to the digestive system and other discomforts. Those who suffer from ulcers, indigestion, anxiety, or insomnia sometimes turn to jasmine for relief, making the flower one of the most sourced for medicinal purposes.

2-     Roses

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The anti-inflammatory effects of roses make them helpful in healing everything from cuts and burns to digestive issues and muscular aches and pains. Rose hips and rose petals are rich sources of vitamin C and various antioxidants. So consider boiling these flowers into a syrup or tincture to treat a cold or cough the next time you receive a bouquet you don’t want to go to waste.

3-     Lotus

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Put away thoughts of lotus-themed desserts for now, and let’s focus on the benefits of lotus flowers! These flowers have long been revered in both Eastern and Western medicine for their ability to reduce the symptoms of a wide range of illnesses, from the common cold to bronchitis. Nowadays, the flower can be transformed into a syrup that helps with coughs significantly.

4-     Lavender

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Lavender essential oil has been used for centuries in aromatherapy because of its calming and anxiety-reducing effects. Interestingly, when applied topically, lavender oil possesses antibacterial and anti-inflammatory qualities. Lavender can help with various skin and body issues, including cuts, burns, and acne.

5-     Sunflower

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Sunflowers are known for their sunny disposition and ability to brighten any room. However, did you know that drinking a brew prepared from sunflowers can significantly reduce the pain associated with ulcers and menstrual cramps? It is also possible to use sunflower-based liquids as a gargle if you have a sore throat.