When separated from the base of the flower (which is bitter), Carnation petals can be brewed to make an excellent tea to reduce anxiety, agitation, stress and fatigue. Moreover, it also has a healing effect on the skin and can bring down swelling.
More Carnations. Cool things for science experiments. You can buy white ones and get them to take dye and change colors in front of you. Heaven would be indulging in and sniffing a monthly bouquet of carnations!
Carnation is a herbaceous perennial plant growing to 80 cm tall. The leaves are greyish green to blue-green, slender, up to 15 cm long. The flowers are produced singly or up to five together; they are cm diameter, and sweetly scented.