Sakura™ or Cherry Blossom has countless benefits. It looks beautiful as part of landscape and has also become a great addition to women's beauty care. Sakura flowers are rich in antioxidants and has essential acids that repair cells and lead to more skin shiny.
Sakura and is said to have originated in Japan and it is considered a symbol of the beauty of Japan. However, it has become part of Asian story and the trees are found almost everywhere in the continent, particularly Singapore.
Sakura or commonly called Cherry Blossoms come in 200+ varieties. Most flowers have 5 petals, but some may have upto 20 or more petals. Most varieties produce light pink to white blossoms, but there are also cherry trees with dark pink, yellow or green blossoms. Cherry trees themselves come in different shapes and forms: triangular, columnar, V-shape, weeping, flat-topped, etc.
They have been used as a metaphor for philosophy about life by many writers and poets, specially focusing on delicacy of the petals.
They are not only used in literature, but other form of arts, fragrances, and even food. Pickled blossoms are added to hot water to produce sakurayu, a ceremonial drink. The leaves are even used to wrap up children’s sweets and candy.
Singapore Memories brings you delicate and beautiful scent of this Sakura flower.