F – Flowers & Fragrance

Why consider flowers and fragrance?

Scent can be used to boost overall wellness and provide a simple, natural way to improve emotional and psychological health. Many researchers and medical doctors are now integrating the use of flowers and fragrance into their practices. “Common sense tells us that flowers make us happy. Now, science shows that not only do flowers make us happier than we know, they have strong positive effects on our emotional well being,” notes Julie Chen, doctor of integrative medicine. “Aromatherapy can be utilized in a medicinal fashion with tremendous healing benefits.”

How do flowers and fragrance promote healing?

• By reducing levels of stress hormones
• By decreasing levels of anxiety, agitation, and depression
• By promoting feelings of happiness and overall life satisfaction
• By improving the ability to relax and sleep

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  • Sierra Essentials – Naturally scented body wash, candles, essential oils, lip balms, lotions, and soaps

How can flowers and fragrance assist you on your healing journey?