12 Exotic Flowers in India for Medicinal Herb Garden

Here is the list of medicinal flowers to grown in your herbal garden that can be used in various ways like herbal tea, flower tea and other medicinal purpose.

Peony (Paeonia suffruticosa)

Peony flowering plants are are native to Asia and there are 33 known species, among the most popular garden plants in the world also sold as cut flowers.

Peony used for flavoring food and cultivated in China, used frequently in traditional medicines of Korea, China and Japan.

Plum Blossom (Prunus mume)

Prunus mume usually called plum blossom, used in traditional medicine and also as a flavouring agent, pickle and sauces. The plum flowers are pickled with vinegar and the fruit are used as traditional drug and healthy food.

Morning Glory (Ipomoea purpurea)

Morning glory is the most common name of 100 species of flowering plants in colder climates and known in China for its medicinal uses and used to treat muscle cramp.

Lilac (Syringa vulgaris)

Lilac or common lilac grows on rocky hills and a very popular ornamental plant in gardens. Lilac essential oil is an effective remedy for skin problems, intestinal worms and has numerous health benefits.

Begonia (Tuberous begonias)

Begonia commonly grown as ornamental houseplants and native to moist and tropical climate. Tuberous begonias are the most spectacular of the genus and has different cultural requirements.

Dandelion (Taraxacum japonicum)

Dandelions flowers are very popular garden flowering plants and offer a variety of health benefits. Herbal tea made from Dandelion flowers contains vitamin A, C and great for digestion.

Yarrow (Achillea millefolium)

Yarrow is a common herb use as in traditional medicine for its astringent effects and contains isovaleric acid. The dark blue essential oil have medicinal properties also flowers and leaves are used in making liquors.

Chamomile (Matricaria chamomilla)

Chamomile are several daisy-like plants and used to make herbal tea for traditional medicine known as Chamomile tea prepared from dried flowers.

Lavender (Lavandula angustifolia)

Lavender species of flowering plants are native to Europe and Southeast India, use as culinary herbs, garden and landscape. The garden lavender is very popular and commonly grown as an ornamental plant for its colourful flowers, lavender oil,incense stick, herbal tea used as a herbal medicine.

Echinacea (Echinacea angustifolia)

Echinacea are commonly called coneflowers and their parts have different uses in folk medicine. The coneflowers are supposed to have medicinal qualities for Common cold, headaches and common pain.

Daffodil (Narcissus )

Daffodil plants are native to meadows of Europe and North Africa, used as both medicinally and botanically. Narcissus have been used for traditional medicines and oil for uterine tumors.

Cornflower (Centaurea cyanus)

Cornflower is native to temperate Europe but introduced as an ornamental plant in gardens in many other parts of the world. The Blue Boy variety is also grown for the cut flower industry and the edible flower used for culinary and herbal teas.

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