Flowers mean a lot of things to different people and not only the Indians. The primary reasons for desiring and giving flowers are to express love, appreciation, peace offering and a get well quick gift. Among the races in the world the Indians are famous for their love for flowers. Talk about the Indian flowers myths that are generally known to be an essential part of the Indian ecosystem and an undividable part of their culture. There are records of Indian legends that are greatly related to flowers example is the Indian pipe flower, Indian flowers, etc. These goes to show the treasured and loved space flowers occupy in the lives of Indians.
Indians and flowers
Flowers means a lot to people and the reason for treasuring flowers by Indians is quite the same as people from different countries as well. But beyond that, one can also be forced to admit that apart from showing love, appreciation or peace offering, Indians connect a significant spiritual meaning to flowers. First there are the Indian pipes.
The Indians pipe is a flower that is ascribe to something as eerie as a ghost. The reason is because of its appearance that is described as eerie and strange having the look of a fungus. The shape is like that of a clay pipe with stem trapped on the earth. The flower symbolizes peace and selflessness. It was once believed that once long ago when the Cherokee fought with other tribes, the elders smoked the pipe while the conflict continues but that was going against the ethics of using the pipe. It must be smoked after peace has been established but when this did not happen, the spirit turned the old man to grayish flowers that is called the Indian pipes.
The story above is to confirm the place that flowers occupies in the lives of Indians. Apart from this, the flower also has some medicinal uses. First it is used: by American Indians as an eye lotion, to treat tremors of fainting curses and nervous problems.
The Indian flowers:
They are use for different occasions, wedding decorations, spiritual stuff, medicine, love rituals, and many more. Some of the Indian flowers noted for their healing properties are: Sage Leaved Alanguim, Himalaya Onion, Frilly, Snake Jasmine, Malabar Nut, water willow, etc.