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In honor of the versatile little herb, here are some ways to use Lavender to create amazing dishes and even some simple ways to use Lavender seeds. Here are some simple recipes you might want to try.
Herbs and Bedding – The most popular way to use lavender seeds is to create an infusion of it and add it to your bedding, such as a bath, sheets, or comforters. Many people choose to put their herbs in bathwater as an added soothing effect. Other people love using Lavender in tea or a cup of coffee, and you can use lavender oil and steep a few drops in a warm glass of water.
Lavender infused Tea – This is another option for those looking for an easy way to get a little help when they want to relax. Add a few drops of Lavender oil into your favorite cup of tea and then sit back and enjoy it! Just be careful of drinking too much, and don’t drink too much of the tea if you have stomach problems or heart disease.
Lavender Oil for tissue – For those who suffer from allergies, using Lavender oil for tissue can help them reduce or even completely eliminate the symptoms. Simply take a few drops of Lavender oil and mix them into a cotton ball and then apply the tissue to the affected area. If your allergy causes you to sneeze, then this would be a good choice. It’s also a great way to relieve your sinuses without having to smoke.
You can also use lavender oil to scent a room in your home. Simply use lavender oil to place an aromatic oil scent over a lamp or a vase filled with flowers. You will find that the smell of the oil goes into the air as soon as the candle burns out, creating a lovely scent that lingers!
If you don’t mind burning a few candles to get the scent, try putting a few drops of lavender oil candles around the fireplace or mantle. This is a relaxing way to add a little something different to your home and give it an old-world charm.
The last but not least, you can make an infused version of Lavender Seed Tea. This is simply put one tablespoon of Lavender flower seeds and 2 tablespoons of sugar in a quart of hot water and pour in four teaspoons of honey. You should only use fresh lavender flower extract and nothing else. Mix the sweetened water with three-quarters cup of hot filtered water and then add four drops of pure essential oil. It takes about twenty minutes to create the tea, so don’t worry too much about the time factor!
Drink this tea on a regular basis, or leave a few drops on a pillow, to relax you. This tea is great when it comes to reducing stress and also relieving minor headaches.
Lavender for Baths – Lavender oil for the bath is a fun and interesting way to relieve stress from your life. Take four sprigs of dried lavender flowers and rub them onto a hot shower curtain. After about twenty minutes, let the aroma permeates the room and soak in. The warm water helps relax you, and the lavender oil makes you feel relaxed and calm. After a short while, the oil dries up and leaves a beautiful scent. One more use for lavender oil for the bath is to lightly dab on a few drops to your body after a bath, which will give you that wonderful feeling of clean and refreshing.
If you are feeling stressed out, take a few drops of Lavender scented candles to the bathtub and place them in the warm water. The aroma will relax you and the candles help soothe your nerves and help you relax. Even if you do not have a serious condition, having the smell of lavender candles in the bathroom will help you relax and forget about the troubles that may be bothering you.
Lavender Scented Bath Salts – There are bath salts that contain lavender oil, and they can also help relieve stress and give you that wonderful feeling of relaxation. It also helps relax your skin and hair and helps to soothe the skin and hair.
If you like lavender-scented candles, take a few sprigs of lavender flowers and rub the leaves into the candle wick of your favorite incense burner before you put your favorite fragrant incense inside. You will see a nice aroma filling your home, along with that relaxing feeling of relaxation!