Thai people use flowers for different occasions. For other people,
flowers just serve as gifts or presents. Thai's benefit from flowers in a
variety of ways.
They use it in cooking. They are added to recipes as flavoring or for enhancing
aroma. They can be eaten as they are or be pickled or grilled. They can be used
to make teas of different kinds or as flavorings to other beverages
Thai people use flowers as decorations for their temples or houses. They make
garlands, leis, flower bouquets of all kinds.
As you can see in Loi Krathong Festival, Thai people can be artistic when it
comes to flower arrangements. Lanterns made of banana leaves and colorful
flowers are paraded at night. The festival is held during the twelfth month of
Lunar calendar at full moon.