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Sunday, May 8, 2016
There are a number of ways that you can use the therapeutic properties of lavender. One of them is flavoring your lemonade with lavender. Not only does the herb smell great, it also does a good job in calming the senses.
For your own personal wellbeing, you can use pure lavender oil which also happens to be a great essential oil. It stands tall among the gentle oils that one can use. The mending properties and applications that lavender has also make it a favorite among most families.
The ability of lavender to assist in a significant number of health complications comes from its complex structure that encompasses over 150 dynamic constituents.
Some of the properties that lavender boasts include sedative properties, antimicrobial, antidepressant, antispasmodic, antifungal, pain-relieving, germfree and hypotensive properties among others.
It has also been proven by specialists in Florida that lavender oil also helps to decrease tension and calm the heartbeat rates in a study that involved nursing students who took stress tests. Lavender has also been found to reduce pre-surgery distress. In addition, it is better relaxing than a massage in hospital settings through a treatment known as aroma therapy.
Not only has lavender been shown to help relieve labor pain, melancholy and enhance deprivation of sleep, it also has exceptional restorative properties. Additionally, lavender oil has also been proven to be beneficial to people suffering from sinus clogging, headaches, cerebral pains and alleviation of irritation.
Here’s how to make lavender lemonade:
What you will need:
6 lemons peeled and juiced
Sprigs of lavender for garnish
1 tablespoon organic culinary lavender dried or one drop of lavender oil
1 cup of raw honey
5 cups of pure water
How to prepare:
Pour half of the water into a pan and bring it to a boil, then remove it from the heat.
Pour in the lavender and the honey and let it settle for about 20 minutes.
Strain the mixture and place it in a big container
To the mixture in the big container, add in lemon and the remaining water.
Place in a refrigerator.
There are a variety of ways that you can use the lavender lemonade
In the event that you have a dry skin, you can put 5 to 6 drops of the lavender essential oil in your shower water.
For help with common anxiety, you can diffuse a couple of drops into the air during your work day for a more relaxed feeling.
For a body oil that has all the benefits that lavender oil has to offer, you can put about two drops of lavender to every ounce of your preferred unrefined organic oil. It helps to enhance the skin, avoid insects, calms the brain and helps you get better rest.