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Why People Love Flowers
Why People Love Flowers

Why People Love Flowers

All throughout history in poems, historical texts, paintings, and even Greek mythology we see flowers being admired by humans...

Why have we always been infatuated with flowers?

Keep reading for some theories and reasons that try to explain why people love receiving flowers!

Cute flower arrangement in a glass bowl

  • Beauty
    Our world is consumed with achieving beauty. Some people believe that humans are so attracted to flowers because we long for perfection. With their bright colours and delicate look, flowers are naturally beautiful.
  • Fragrance
    The delightful scent of flowers is undeniable. Some flowering plants use their smell to attract insects or birds to fertilize their flowers. Today, humans use cologne or perfume to attract a date. Humans have gone to great lengths to harness this scent. Even the Egyptians used perfume with scented oil from flowers in their cultural ceremonies. We respond to positive scents in positive ways which is one theory as to why flowers are so popular.
Elegant arrangement in a square glass

  • Lift spirits
    When a person receives flowers their face instantly brightens with joy! Flowers are proven to improve your overall mood and lift spirits. Waking up to a gorgeous arrangement of orchids on your nightstand will start your day off right. Sending flowers to someone when they are going through a tough time is so popular for this very reason.
  • Medicinal purposes
    Flowers have many powers beyond the aesthetic and emotional. Flowers have been known to help cure medical ailments for many centuries now. Certain flowers are known to fight nausea, increase energy and provide pain relief. This unique skill has lead to the creation of many medicines.
Blooming flower arrangement with deep shades
  • Explain our emotions

Sometimes it seems impossible to find the right words to express your feelings. In the 17th century using flowers as gifts spiked. Men would give women beautiful flowers to express their feelings of admiration and love. For years flowers have been used as a way to send unspoken messages. This secret language is intriguing and leads us to love flowers.

We may never know the exact science behind why people love flowers but there are definitely many theories. Do you have a theory of your own? Tell us in the comments below!


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