15 Beautiful Flowering Plants With Medicinal value

In the Modern age of  Herbal medicine, the main ingredients for medicines are plants, flowers, seeds and roots. Below is a list of flowering plants used in herbal medicine to treat human diseases.

Chamomile

Chamomile tea

Chamomile is commonly used to make herb with medicinal uses. The beautiful Chamomile and flower tea is used for skin care Purposes and also helps with running nose & sore throat.

Cornflower

Cornflower is used as one of the main ingredient in tea blends and herbal teas. The Centaurea cyanus treats fever, Constipation and liver disorders.

Echinacea

Echinacea flowering plants from the daisy family has medicinal qualities. Echinacea tea boosts the immune system, supports oral health and good source of antioxidants like vitamin C.

Feverfew

Feverfew plant is a traditional medicinal herb and occasionally grown for ornament purpose. Tanacetum parthenium is most commonly used in migraine and common headaches.

Hibiscus

Hibiscus are mainly ornamental plants but hibiscus flowers are used to make Herbal tea around the world. The health benefits of hibiscus tea ,it boosts digestive and immune system.

Indian Lotus

Indian Lotus is a aquatic plant and the national flower of India. All parts of lotus flower is edible and its flowers, leaves and seeds have been used in Ayurveda for diarrhea, cholera and fever.

Lavender

Lavender is an ornamental plant used for garden and landscape, at the same time the flower buds are used as spices in cooking and its oil is used to treat burns and wounds.

Marigold

Tagetes or marigold plant has been used for immune response, stomach pain and other medicinal purposes. The marigold flowers are used in garlands, decoration for weddings, festivals and religious events in India.

Marsh Mallow

The leaves, flowers and the root of Althaea officinalis is used for traditional herbal medicine. Marsh mallow traditionally is used for irritation relief, mouth ulcers and stomach ailments.

Milk Thistle

Silybum marianum have been known to be used as food and also used to treat liver problems and treatment of cancer. The flowering plant is native of Europe and Asia, also used as a decorative element in gardens.

Night Flowering Jasmine

Night Flowering Jasmine also known as parijat has been used for medicinal purposes in Ayurveda. Parijata leaves are used for treatment of knee pain and sore throat.

Passion Flower

Passion Flower, root and fresh or dried leaves are used only for short term medicinal purposes. The powerful presence of antioxidant compounds helps to reduce high blood pressure and depression.

Peganum Harmala

Peganum Harmala is a medicinal plants and has antioxidant and antimutagenic properties. The seeds are good for skin care, toothache and will reduce stomachache.

Sunflower

Sunflower seeds are a great source of vitamins, phosphorus, magnesium and other minerals. They also supports digestion, controls high blood pressure and promotes healthy skin.

Yarrow

Yarrow flowering plant has historical use in traditional medicine, used to treat headaches and battle wounds. Achillea millefolium or common yarrow is native to Asia and Europe.

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