No other flower has ever played such a significant role in mythology, religion, medicine, and even politics as the poppy. The main symbolical meaning and message of this flower is that you should remember and honor those who died to protect our lives. The impressively beautiful poppy flowers at all times inspired poets and were used by doctors for medicinal purposes.
It’s difficult to mix up the wonderful scent of jasmine flowers with any other aroma. People have praised the pure beauty, fragrancy and strong health benefits of jasmine since ancient times. It’s considered to be native to Himalayas in western China. Nowadays there are about 200 species of this herb that grow in tropical and warm moderate regions of Eurasia, Oceania and Australasia.
Lemons are a popular fruit and used in small quantities and with herbs and spices, but they are rarely consumed alone, due to their intense, sour flavor. They give flavor to many sauces, salad dressings, marinades, drinks, and desserts, and they are also a good source of vitamin C.
Saint John’s wort, or Hypericum perforatum, is a flower that belongs to the Hypericaceae family. It’s a healing herb with strong anti-inflammatory and anti-depressant properties. Saint John’s wort is native to some countries of Europe and Asia but now is quite widespread.
This extraordinary and unique tree has a very long history. The ginkgo tree is often called a “living fossil” because it’s one of the oldest living tree species on Earth (it dates back to the Mesozoic era, about 270 million years ago). It’s the only existent plant that belongs to the Ginkgo genus, Ginkgoaceae family, all the others are now extinct.