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Monday, April 28, 2014

Herb Talk Tuesday

This is one of my favorite Herbs the  possibilities with this herb are endless. 

Lavender has been used by both the Greeks and Romans for ritual and relaxation purposes, lavender is an easy plant to cultivate and grow at home – this means you too can reap the blessings of  its many benefits. Here are my uses for Lavender. 

  • Use it as a natural sleep remedy and aid – its efficacy has been scientifically shown to help relax promoting good sleep

  • Add lavender to your honey makes a wonderful lavender honey crush leaves and add to honey

            • Brew dried lavender flowers with your  tea for delicate  flavors or add it to coffee for herbal lavender coffee  
  • Use lavender oil as a natural antiseptic soak lavender leaves in olive oil or jojoba, avocado oil then strain the herbs for a great herbal oil

  • Dried lavender flowers make a beautiful  homemade potpourri
  • Put lavender oil on an insect bites or burns for quick and soothing relief

  • Bundles of lavender flowers can ward off stinging bugs and spiders
  • Adding lavender to you pillowcases or a little oil to your wrists will keep you happy and relaxed

  • Forget stinky mothballs – for clothes in storage, packets of lavender should also ward off moths, while keeping your clothes smelling great, you can also hang bundles of lavender in closets or drawers
You can purchase this wonderful Herb Here:

"And God said, Behold, I have given you every herb bearing seed, which is upon the face of all the earth, and every tree, in the which is the fruit of a tree yielding seed; to you it shall be for meat."   Genesis 1:29

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