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What Flowers Are Healthy for Your Gut and Kidneys?

March 12, 2021

What Flowers Are Healthy for Your Gut and Kidneys?

If there’s one thing every last person on Earth will agree on is how we all love nature. The trees and array of animals, nature is truly splendid. If there was one thing that can represent nature at its most beautiful, it would be flowers.

From the smallest and simplest all the way to the most ornate, the presence of flowers makes any part of the world look livelier and more colorful. If you want to be a contributor to what makes the world pretty and colorful, why not take part in celebrating Plant a Flower Day?

What is Plant a Flower Day?

Plant a Flower Day is a great day to plant flowers because it reminds us of warmer days ahead. More importantly, planting of flowers means we are looking forward to the coming of Spring. This isn’t a difficult day to celebrate, given the number of people who have recently dedicated a portion of their days to gardening and growing vegetables and maybe even fruits.

If there’s one thing every last person on Earth will agree on is how we all love nature. With the trees and array of animals, nature is truly splendid. If there was one thing that can represent nature at its most beautiful, it would be flowers.

From the smallest and simplest all the way to the most ornate, the presence of flowers makes any part of the world look livelier and more colorful. If you want to contribute to what makes the world pretty and colorful, why not take part in celebrating Plant a Flower Day?

Fast Facts:

  • Flowers also produce oxygen like trees
  • If you’re a bit impatient, a few of the fastest flowers to grow from seeds are celosia, marigold, and cosmos. These flowers sprout within seven days
  • Bamboo is the most profitable plant globally
  • There’s a good chance that you or your friends grew beans and sunflowers for a science project due to how readily available they are all year. Not to mention how easy it is to cultivate them
  • Tomatoes win the popularity contest when it comes to home gardening, followed by cucumbers and peppers
  • Gardening, in general, can have mental health benefits, especially when it comes to focusing

How to Celebrate Plant a Flower Day

So, how do you get started with Plant a Flower Day? Celebrating Plant a Flower Day is not that difficult. Here are some ways:

  • Volunteer at a public or community garden. This doubles to build relationships with your neighbors. You might find someone with similar tastes in flowers and win new friends along the way.
  • Get plants to add to your home’s design. You can always buy potted plants and replant them in your gardens or place them where everyone can see them.
  • Bring flowers to a friend. Hanging out is always a nice idea, so do it a bit differently and bring plants or flowers. It will be a pleasant surprise to any person you’re visiting.

Edible flowers for gut and kidney health

Flowers are not just good for our eyes, but for our gut and kidney health too. If you’re the type who likes to grow what they eat, here are some healthy flowers for gut and even kidney health.

  • Fennel

Fennels contain oils that can help maintain healthy inflammatory responses. Eat the seeds before or after a meal, or as often as you want.

  • Rosemary

Rosemary is more than just an herb you sprinkle over your baked potatoes and chicken. It’s high in antioxidants which can help mitigate cell damage. It’s also known to help with digestion. If you’re not going to use it as a garnish, you can also sip it in tea form.

  • Chamomile

Everyone knows what chamomile tea is, but few people know how Chamomile can also aid with digestion. Some research points out how Chamomile consumption improves the digestive system’s response to stress. Besides tea, you can infuse it with honey and add it to warm water as a sweet and flowery treat with meals.

Takeaway…

Planting flowers is a way to relieve stress and remind yourself of all the beautiful things in nature. More than just a pretty sight to behold, flowers can also confer many health benefits, some of which aim to maintain a healthy gut which can also translate to healthy kidneys.



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