Multiple culinary, cosmetic, and medicinal uses
Traditionally been used to improve sleep quality
Our lavender flowers can be enjoyed as a tea served with lemon, Stevia, or raw honey. Lavender petals can also make a wonderful addition to any one of our black teas, Earl Grey, Rooibos, Chamomile, Jasmine Green tea, and Peppermint. Lavender flower holds a multitude of culinary, cosmetic, and medicinal uses. Our grade of French Lavender has a floral and sweet grassy flavor and aroma.
Lavender was originally cultivated in the Mediterranean region, where it is known as “the queen of the garden fragrances” because of its distinctive aroma. Lavender tea contains linalyl acetate and linalool, which reduce depression and insomnia, calm the mind, and relieve anxiety (Gyllenhaal, Merritt, Peterson, Block, & Gochenour, 2000; Hoya, Matsumura, Fujita, & Yanaga, 2008).
Lavender is used as a key ingredient in Dream of Flowers.
Lavender has been used for centuries to relieve restlessness, insomnia, nervousness and mood disorders. The flowers and oils are both used to treat similar things (don’t ingest the oil, though), such as insomnia, pain and agitation related to dementia. Still others have used it to encourage hair growth in cases of alopecia. It is antiseptic and effective in the treatment of candidia or vaginal yeast infections. Take care for use in pre-pubescent males, while taking any sedating medications, or while taking Chloral hydrate.
Interesting Article by the Journal of Ethnopharmacology
The majority of the used plants (Lavender being one of them) were situated on the recreational-medicinal continuum, which could be divided into two domains: recreational, medicinal and the “grey” area that lies around the borderline. The predominance of the cold and cold-related diseases on the spectrum treated by plants used for making recreational tea reflects the climatic conditions of the region and suggests that they are the most commonly self-treated diseases in the region,..). For the full article please Click Here
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