Pure lavender oil is an incredible essential oil to use for your own health and wellness. It’s among the gentlest of essential oils, but also one of the most powerful. Lavender oil possesses amazing anti-inflammatory, anti-fungal, antidepressant, antiseptic, antibacterial, antimicrobial, antispasmodic, analgesic, detoxifying, hypotensive, and sedative properties.
Lavender oil’s benefits include reducing anxiety and lowering pulse rates in nursing students taking stressful tests. And in hospital settings, lavender aromatherapy has been demonstrated to decrease pre-surgery distress and to be more relaxing than massage or rest.
Flavoring your lemonade with lavender is a great way to utilize the amazing soothing and medicinal properties of lavender. Not only does it give the refreshing drink an even better taste, it allows the oil to make its way into your system more quickly, giving the effects a more potent outcome.
- 1/4 cup dried lavender. dried, organic culinary lavender
- 6 lemons, peeled and juiced
- 1 cup raw honey
- 5 cups pure water
- Lavender sprigs for garnish
Boil ½ liter of water in a pan, remove it from heat, and add the honey and dried lavender. Leave it to simmer for 20 minutes, strain, and add lemon juice and the rest of the water.
Stir and refrigerate.