How flowers will help keep you well during quarantine

Everyone likes to receive flowers. They make us feel happy, loved, and appreciated. Therefore, and specifically during the on-going Covid-19 pandemic, they can be used to maintain the wellbeing of the society as a whole.

Science has proven countless of times what many already believed: flowers are good for you! Now, more than ever, we need flowers in our lives. Isolation in your own home can be a lonely and depressing experience, affecting your mood negatively and could have serious implications on your mental health.

As the World’s Champion for the Power of Plants, the International Association of Horticultural Producers (AIPH) has drafted a list of the scientific evidence that prove that flowers will help to keep you healthy and fit.

  1. Flowers put you in better mood: they stimulate positive emotions such as gratitude, hope, empathy, joy, love, pride, calmness, and surprise.
  2. Flowers reduce stress, stress-related depression and generate a more optimistic outlook on life.
  3. Flowers make you heal quicker: studies have shown that visible greenery stimulates the mind to focus less on pain.

Our advice:

  • Buy flowers during the coronavirus pandemic and keep the world smiling.
  • Buy flowers for your own home and your own wellbeing.
  • Buy flowers to lift the mood of others obliged to stay home.
  • Buy flowers for those alone, elders or the vulnerable.
  • Buy flowers for those recovering from illnesses.

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