People today are leading a fast, stressful life. They get no time to unwind and they are slowly moving away from nature. Flowers remind them of the freshness and goodness of nature. They are so beautiful that much of the stress is removed just by seeing them. That is why people wish to keep flowers around them and plant small trees in their homes that give beautiful flowers. Fresh flowers have a soothing and calming influence on the minds of people and they have been used since time immemorial for different reasons and in different situations.
Flowers are not just beautiful; they are considered to be auspicious too. They are used in weddings, birthdays, anniversaries and many other celebrations to decorate the place. They are used even in the funerals. You must have seen people carrying flowers when they go to a funeral service. This is to show a mark of respect to the bereaved. And to instill hope in the minds of the family of the deceased. People get and give flowers in daily life also. They use them to say thank you and sorry as saying these words in person takes effort whereas flowers do this with ease and have much greater impact.
People generally buy flower from local florist or the flower shop. The use of flower has become so common and widespread that there is a flower shop in every nook and corner of the city. Whatever the occasion and whatever the reason, people have started to say it with flower. Whether it is to say thank you or sorry, to appreciate or to encourage, to congratulate or to hope for speedy recovery, Flower are everywhere.
Flower have another important use and that is to treat many kinds of illness. The juices of many types of flower are used in a method of treatment called aromatherapy. Many flowers have medicinal properties. And this is put to great effect by extracting their oils and using them to cure some types of illnesses.
Romance and flowers are intertwined like body and soul. Women love to be given flowers by men and this is one reason for the great demand of flower. A bunch of red roses is enough to melt the hearts of many women and boys. And men make use of roses to win the hearts of girls. Valentine Day is one occasion when fresh flowers sell like hot cakes. There are many other days when the sale of flowers is many times more than ordinary days. And these are Christmas, New year day, Mother’s day and Father’s day. But the demand of flower never slackens with them being used in birthdays, weddings, anniversaries, and nearly all other celebrations.