Wellness With Lavender

Lavender and wellness go hand in hand.  Offering
exceptional sedating qualities, as well as delicious culinary taste, lavender is beautiful to the sight, heavenly to the nose and senses, and delicious to the taste.  It is safe to say that one can find peace and wellness with Lavender.

Lavender In Medicinal Use

Lavender Tea is referred to as a natural sedative. It is helpful for headaches, stress, and faintness.

Lavender balm is used for inflammations, cuts and burns. This is highly effective in treating bug bites, bee and wasp stings. It helps eliminate itching and swelling. Bee Sting and Bite Bite First Aid and Natural Remedies

Medicinal Use For Wellness, Relaxation and Distressing

Lavender  oil for the bath is most everyone's favorite.  Add a few drops of lavender oil to the bathwater to distress and promote wellness.

The burning of lavender essential oil helps to relax and induce feelings of well being.  This is commonly known as a form of aromatherapy, and is used often in spa treatments and the home. It is also very helpful in naturally relaxing baby at bedtime.

Other Uses of  Lavender

English Lavender is the most commonly used in cooking. It has a sweet flowery flavor.

Dried lavender  is often used in combination with other herbs and spices for robust meat dishes like mutton or game.  It is very potent, so use carefully. 

Fresh lavender flowers make a colorful and edible garnish. Desserts can be decorated with crystallized lavender flowers.

Lavender, a member of the mint family and is close to rosemary, sage, and thyme, so lavender can be used in most recipes in place of rosemary.

The dried flowers can be put in sugar and kept sealed for a few weeks to create a lavender scented sugar to use in cakes, custards and shortbread.

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