Health benefits of lavender tea

Health benefits of lavender tea

  • Lavender (Lavandula angustifolia) is a hardy and heavenly scented perennial. It has a beautiful color. It is revered in Provence (France) as a medicinal plant. It is also used for its scent in many body and bath products, as a tea, for home décor and accessories and so much more.
  • We love its scent and very fine taste as a tea. The fact that is has healing benefits makes it irresistible.
  • Lavender is known as a calming herb and has been used for a very long time to treat insomnia, anxiety, depression, and stress relief.
  • The healing benefits of lavender tea:
  • Aids with digestion:
  • Lavender also helps with bloating, flatulence and upset stomach.
  • Mosquito repellent:
  • Lavender can applied to the skin to repel mosquitoes and other insects.
  • Relieves tension:
  • A tea made of lavender flowers relieves tension caused by “nerves and stress.
  • Lavender also reduces muscle spasms, increases relaxation and helps with menstrual cramps.
  • Relieves Anxiety:
  • Lavender is perhaps one of most commonly used “adaptogens” – meaning it can adapt to any mood and helps calm the body and relieves tension.
  • Sleep aid:
  • In Provence, Lavender tea is a traditional home remedy for insomnia.
  • Inhaling lavender is used for insomnia and agitation.
  • As always: Please talk to your health practitioner before using lavender for insomnia.
  • Lavender tea recipe:
  • Ingredients: (Makes 2 cups)
  • 2 tbsps of dried lavender flowers
  • 2 cups boiling water
  • 1 tbsp of Manuka Honey
  • 1 tbsp or organic lemon juice
  • Directions:
  • In a clear glass teapot put the dried flowers and pour the boiling water over them
  • Allow to steep for 5 minutes
  • Strain when ready to drink
  • Add the Manuka Honey and lemon Juice
  • Enjoy!
  • For a DIY lavender body oil recipe. 
  • Note: None of the information in our website is intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any illness or disease. The content on our website is for educational purposes only.
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