The lavender uses for beauty, home and health are many!
Who uses lavender? Everyone should because it is so versatile. Lavenders properties include being antibacterial, anticonvulsive, antidepressant, antiinflammatory, analgesic, antirheumatic, antispasmodic, antitoxic, antiviral, anticoagulant, carminative, cholagogue, cordial, deodorant, decongestant, diuretic, hypotensive, insecticidal, nervine, parasiticidal, rubefacient, restorative, sedative, sudorfic, tonic, vermifugal, and vulnerary. Wow! What more could you ask of one species of plant? Did I mention that to smell lavender is like a little piece of heaven?
So let's look at some ways to use lavender...
FRESH AND DRIED LAVENDER USES FOR TEA
The herb lavender is a very stong and a little goes a long way. One full tablespoon of dried lavender can make a full pot of tea depending on your taste. You'll just have to play with it until you figure out how strong you like it. Steep lavender tea only around 5-10 minutes. Your using organic lavender, right?
Here's the best way to make lavender tea to treat ailments:
LAVENDER USES FOR MEDICINE (Meant as informational only, this site makes no claim to heal or cure any disease -See Disclaimer in the left column)
HOW TO USE LAVENDER EXTERNALLY
There's a couple different ways to use lavender in the tub:
Lavender is my favorite essential oil because it is so versatile and because it's one of two essential oils that can be applied neat. Neat means that it can be applied directly to the skin with diluting.
When using pure, organic lavender essential oil here's a couple points to keep in mind:
Here's a few of the many uses for lavender aromatherapy:
LAVENDER USES FOR A NON-TOXIC AIR FRESHENER
Dried organic lavender and pure lavender essential oil is usually available at your local farmers market or Co-op if you don't wish to purchase at an online herb store.
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