Lavender is an herb in which the flower and oil has many medicinal and therapeutic benefits that have been found to have positive effects on mood, stress, anxiety, and depression.
- Vitamin A
- May improve sleep
- Can lower stress, promoting peace and calm
- Antioxidant activity of lavender may also contribute to wound healing
- Stimulates digestive enzymes in the liver and may help to detoxify the body of carcinogens
- Antibacterial and anti-fungal properties
Steam lavender flower to make tea or use the flower and or oil in nut milk such as almond, cashew or oat and blend with vanilla for a relaxing bedtime elixir. You can also add to a baking dish or add to your next smoothie for the ultimate calming effect.