Here at Peoples Flowers, we’re well aware of the healing powers of flowers and plants. And the science supports us: a 2008 study by the American Society of Horticultural Science found that hospitalized patients who have flowers or a potted plant in their rooms use less pain medication and have on average lower blood pressure than their flower-less counterparts. Fresh blooms have long been used medicinally, while flower essence has also been reported to have therapeutic value (consider the popularity of lavender as a de-stresser). Flowers and plants oxygenate the air as well, an important feature when you take into account that those who are feeling under the weather are likely bedridden or at least home bound. It’s no surprise that flowers are our go-to when it comes to get well gifts.
When someone you love is not feeling well, suffering from an illness or recovering from an injury, you may feel a bit helpless. It is natural to want to help and make them feel better somehow. At Peoples Flowers, we completely understand – and are here to consult with you to send the beautiful get well flowers, healthy green plants, or fun gifts that will make their day just a bit happier. After all, flowers have been proven to deliver happiness wherever they go!
Here’s a Tip: If your friend of family member is in a local hospital, you may wish to call the facility before you order a gift. Depending on their condition, the ward they are in, or hospital policy, there may be some restrictions on what you are allowed to send. Continue reading