Plants That Heal - Emotional & Mental Wellness


Feeling overwhelmed and anxious?

Plants contain a variety of chemical compounds that can affect our brains in different ways. Often we experience these effects through smell. Below are some plants that might help lesson stress through aromatherapy. When you visit the Garden, seek them out and give them a sniff.



Lavandula angustifolia

Common Name: Lavender


Melissa officinalisi

Common Name: Lemon Balm


Trachelospermum jasminoides

Common Name: Jasmine

When you visit the Medicinal Garden at Red Butte Garden, look for the grey plant identification signs located near the plants to learn more about these plants and more.

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