Lavender Herb - Herbal Tea
The most widespread Lavender used today is called Common Lavender. Lavender is known for its scent and is frequently used in dried flower arrangements and in potpourri. Lavender is cultivated for extraction of its essential oil which is used in aromatherapy as well as herbal remedy.
Lavender grows in the wild but is often used as a garden plant for its beauty and scent as well as medicinal properties. Lavender grows to produce bluish purple flowers that can be harvested and used for many purposes such as in culinary dishes, magic, herbal remedies and aromatherapy.
The French have used Lavender in their cuisine for many years for the slightly sweet and elegant flavor. English Lavender is frequently used in soaps and lotions, balms and perfumes and gives a sweet floral scent. Lavender oil is antiseptic and is often used in natural cleaning products to disinfect and deodorize.
Herbal Tea Recipe
Lavender tea is prepared by steeping 1 – 2 teaspoons dried herb in 8 ounces of boiling water for 10 minutes.
Lavender Uses & Herbal Remedies
Lavender Tea Benefits
Lavender is commonly used in aromatherapy and has been shown to promote a relaxed peaceful mood. Lavender buds can be added to pillows to help achieve a restful sleep.
Lavender flowers and oil can be added to creams and salves and used to treat skin irritations, burns and wounds to ease discomfort and speed healing.
Lavender can be added to the bath for relaxation and to sooth dry irritated skin.
Lavender has shown to ease symptoms of depression and insomnia; this may be achieved by placing Lavender essential oil on the temples.
Lavender should be used in moderation during pregnancy.
Lavender can be an allergen; use caution if you are prone to allergies.
Lavender is thought to be a safe herb.
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