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The History of Dried Flowers

The process of drying flowers dates back to ancient times. Flowers have historically been part of Egyptian traditions. Pharaohs adorn their war carts with flowers before being sent for war. Many types of flowers were also arranged in bouquets to be gifted or as garlands to decorate the bodies of their dead. Flowers were present in joyous occasions, sorrows and victories. The flowers were also being dried and used in aromatics and cosmetics. Perfumes were used during religious and royal ceremonies, making fragrances from herbs, flowers and grains to be sent along with their loved ones to the afterlife. The Egyptians were one of the first to recognise national plants. Lotus and Papyrus were the most iconic flowers that symbolised...

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