As if lemonade isn’t already a delicious, refreshing drink in itself, you can spruce it up with lavender for medicinal purposes. Lavender lemonade sounds delicious!
Pure lavender oil is an incredible essential oil to use for your health and wellness. It is one of the gentlest of essential oils, but also one of the most powerful, making it a household favorite for healing.
This pleasant smelling oil has a chemically complex structure with over 150 active constituents. These possess incredible anti-inflammatory, antifungal, antidepressant, antiseptic, antibacterial, antimicrobial, antispasmodic, analgesic, detoxifier, hypotensive and sedative properties.
According to a group of researchers from Florida, lavender can also relieve anxiety. What’s more, lavender essential oil has proven to decrease anxiety and low pulse rates in nursing students during stressful tests. This flower is highly recommendable natural remedy for sinus problems, depression, and hangovers.
If you suffer from frequent headaches, this lavender remedy will help you forget about the pain once and for all. Let’s take a look:
– A cup of raw honey
– 12 cups of water
– A drop of lavender essential oil
– Juice from 6 lemons
Simply mix all the ingredients together and refrigerate (more water or raw honey can be added for desired taste). Enjoy!
Also, there are other ways you can use lavender oil for anxiety and headaches:
– Mix 5 to 6 drops of Lavender essential oil to your bath water if you have dry skin.
– Diffuse 10 to 12 drops of Lavender into the air for natural stress relief. You need an Essential Oil Diffuser to do this.
– Add 2 drops of Lavender per ounce of your favorite lightly scented, unrefined organic oil (like almond oil or olive oil) for a body oil with all the benefits of lavender for improving your skin, relaxing your mind, warding off insects or helping you sleep.