One of the most famous aromatic herbs is the lavender, it is offering pretty amazing health benefits, and it is able to soothe the senses with its medicinal properties.
This herb may grow to a height of 2-3 feet, it has wonderful violet-blue spiking flowers and it also has pretty evergreen leaves. It is best to keep it in an area with a lot of sunlight, that are should also be open and the plant also prefers sweet soil and to be well drained.
Keeping this herb fresh in your home, will keep the insects and mosquitoes at bay, also with its flower you may prepare lavender flower water, infused in oil or dried.
One of the most potent healing oils is the essential oil from lavender, it contains more than 150 active constituents, which have one of the most powerful antibacterial, antiseptic, anti-fungal, anti-inflammatory, antidepressant, hypotensive, analgesic, antispasmodic and antimicrobial.
According to researches, the lavender oil is able to decrease the rates of the pulse in students who are taking tests and are under a lot of stress, reduce anxiety, and the aromatherapy with the essential lavender oil, you can lower the pre-surgery distress, which is even more effective than merely resting or a massage. It can fight against depression, prevent from insomnia, improve our mood, relieve from sinus congestion, headaches, hangovers and it is also able to alleviate labor pain!
We will give you a recipe for a lavender lemonade, you can easily prepare it at home and get the maximum benefits from the herb, take a look at the recipe below.
DIY Lavender Lemonade with some Lavender Essential Oil
- 12 cups of purified water
- A cup of raw, organic honey
- 6 peeled lemons, and juiced
- A drop of lavender oil
- Lavender springs
You simply need to add the lavender essential oil and the lemon juice inside the water, then you may add the honey and stir well. At last you may add the lavender springs for garnish, enjoy the most beneficial lemonade!