Nowadays, many people are complaining due to a lot of problems. These problems are believed to have caused headaches and stress. Some people are even claiming that because of these stresses many of their illnesses have occurred, including allergies. But, unknowingly, there are other possible reasons from the surroundings that have caused their headaches and allergies other than the common problems that they are complaining about.
Just like innocent-looking flowers, it typically brings comfort, joy, and happiness to people who witness its beauty. But, in spite of their beauty and looking harmless, some may bring discomfort and even danger to other people. Take note of these flowers before you decide to arrange for a pleasant flower delivery surprise. Here are some flowers that may give you allergies and migraines:
Flowers that Cause Migraines
Flowers have their own signature smell or fragrance, either mild or strong. However, these sweet-smelling fragrances can cause migraines to some people. Here are a few of the flowers that may trigger or cause migraine:
Gardenia is a flowering plant that belongs to the Coffee family and is usually seen in Africa, Asia, Madagascar, and the Pacific Islands. These Gardenia flowers are waxy white flowers, having a strong scent of sweet jasmine that may bring discomfort to anyone, who is sensitive to its scent.
Freesia is a Zygomorphic that grows one side along with its stem. It is also a cut flower that is popular for its lovely pure colors, trumpet-shaped blossoms, and sweet baby powder scent. Some people dislike the baby powder scent.
Hyacinth flowers are flowering plants that belong to the family of Asparagus. These flowers are popularly known for their sweet fragrance that can captivate people. But, for others who cannot tolerate sweet-smelling scents, then it could bring headaches.
Jasmine is commonly known for its features of elongated, pointy and shiny leaves, and waxy white flowers. This flower releases a strong, sweet scent that can possibly bring uneasiness to those who cannot tolerate its strong scent.
Honeysuckles are treasured, for having the ability to cover walls and sheds. This tubular flower will bloom every summer that will give off an intense fragrance, which may turn-off some people.
Lilac is recognized as one of the flowering woody plants that belong to the Olive family. Lilac is the official flower for couples celebrating their 8th Wedding anniversary. This flower is beautiful to look at, but its powerful smell can make some people sick, bringing discomfort.
- Stargazer Lily
Stargazer lilies are hybrid lilies whose flowers are pointed down to the ground. A number of people do not like this flower, because of its scent that may cause headaches, nausea, nasal congestion, and breathing difficulties.
Daphne flowers belong to the group of deciduous and evergreen shrubs in the family Thymelaeaceae. This Daphne flower is greatly noted for its scented flowers and its bright-colored berries, which may also cause headaches to some.
- Mock Orange
Mock Orange is a white-flowering shrub that is native to the areas of Europe, Canada, and the Western and Northwestern United States. This Mock Orange will bloom every spring season, providing admiration and interest through their fragrant flowers that smell like orange blossoms. However, just like every flower on this list, it may also cause migraines in some people.
Flowers that Cause Allergies
Everyone is already familiar that flowers have pollen to reproduce. Some flowers will produce large amounts of pollens that may cause an allergic reaction to some individuals, especially when placed in a small room, where it becomes more concentrated. These are some of the flowers that you need to know that may cause allergic reactions:
- Baby’s breath
Baby’s breath is a tiny white flower that is known for its thin and delicate structure and usefulness in filling a bouquet. But, surprisingly, despite its tiny structure, it can cause a big allergy punch.
Chamomile flowers are members of the daisy family. These flowers are commonly known for making chamomile tea. These flowers produce a great amount of pollen that even when dried up and steeped in tea, can even make mild allergic reactions to some people.
Chrysanthemums are also a member of the daisy family. It has a full bush-like structure and has large concentrations of pollen due to its flower heads, making it bothersome and even a danger to some people who are so sensitive or have allergies.
Dahlia flowers are another member of the daisy family, which are popular and loved because of their unique petals and lively colors. These flowers have pollens too, which can be very irritating for sensitive individuals.
Daisies are easily recognized because of its yellow center and white petals. However, these pretty flowers are high pollen-producing flowers that may cause a severe allergic reaction in some sensitive individuals.
- Gerbera daisy
The Gerbera also belongs to the family of daisies and is one of the brightest varieties in its family. Despite its gorgeous and vibrant colors, it is best to avoid when you have records of pollen allergies.
The Sunflowers are widely known for its large center disk and bright yellow petals. Having a large flower head means that this flower holds much pollen that can cause irritation to those having allergies.
Being a serious lover of flowers does not mean that you can just collect whatever you fancy. Being a fan of these lovely flowers should also involve a passion for knowing all information and its characteristics. As many people would say that it is safer for one to live when you are knowledgeable enough. True enough, one must also know about the flowers you are keeping, for they may seem and look so innocent, lovely, and heartwarming, but unknowingly these flowers can also bring great discomfort and danger to anyone having or developing health issues with it.