Flowers: Eternally Young
Since time immemorial, flowers have endeared themselves to humankind for their delicate bloom, appearance, aroma and their beauty. Even as children, whenever one was asked to draw a picture, one’s mind would be coerced by the irresistible urge to draw the flowers first. No wonder flowers are an integral part of the wedding garland of grooms and brides, bed decor for the newly married couple, honour of the leader’s success, and as a blessing indication of God. Lotus, Jasmine and Rose hold places of honour in Indian culture. Hindus often offer lotus flowers to gods in temples. Indeed, the natural beauty of flowers is simply so irresistible that the Japanese have a festival known as Hanami to celebrate the budding of light pink cherry blossoms. With the new age technology, you can order flowers online. Mumbai, Pune, Kolkata are just a few of the cities where delivery services are available all through the year.
Bustling market, bustling wares
Flowers have emerged as the new gift idea for international markets across the globe. They are pretty and universally appreciated. No wonder that in Amsterdam (a city in the Netherlands), flower markets are opened at 7 o’clock in the morning and because the competition is so fierce, the entire stock is sold within 20 minutes!
Beauty with Brains
Online delivery of flowers in Mumbai is proving to be a game changer for a very unique field which is very different from the traditional fields such as hotel industry: Homeopathy. Yes, homeopaths are using fresh flowers to heal illnesses through their special methods. Homeopathic doctors usually use diluted essences of flowers like arnica, pulsatilla, aconite and calendula in an oral solution to deal with emotional problems of their clients. Because it is so easy to order flowers online Mumbai, such treatments are getting the fresh flowers and other materials that they require for a successful procedure.
It was Edward Bach who first experimented with the essence of flowers as early as 1930. This belief was utilised by the school of Homeo Pharmacy. Edward Bach believed that every flower had a vibrational pattern of healing energy. He used flowers like clematis to increase concentration. He also treated nervousness with a remedy of walnut flowers.
Another industry taking advantage of this boom in online delivery of flowers in Mumbai is the traditional attar or perfumeries industries. Traditionally it took a long time for raw materials that is flowers like roses to arrive at the workshop and that too in proper condition. However, now it has become easy and convenient to receive flowers right at their doorstep and that too at a minimal cost. Gone are the days of waiting and importing. Online services have granted a new lease of life to traditional Indian perfumery which has existed for centuries in our country.
What’s more, growth in the flower industry has led to a growth in endangered populations of bees. These bees receive pollen from flowers and then transform it into delicious honey, thereby creating more value from flowers than just a single aspect.