The bright purple flowers are mainly known for the relaxing effect they have on our mind and body. The fragrance of lavender can calm the body and comfort the body immediately. This is the reason that lavender oil is widely used in body care products. However people are still unaware of the fact that lavender can be also consumed.
Lavender can be consumed in the form of tea. It is particularly beneficial for people with nervous disorder. Lavender has been used as an added ingredient for cakes and breads since ages.
It is true that many people are still unaware of the natural health benefits of lavender tea. But lavender is well known for its relaxing properties. It is not as popular as green tea but with passing time more and more people are consuming lavender tea. Consuming lavender tea can make you feel relaxed. It has a smoothing effect on both your body and mind.
Some of the benefits of lavender tea are listed below.
- If you have insomnia, lavender tea can do magic for you.
- People suffering from anxiety and nervousness can also be benefited from lavender tea.
- It can be very effective in uplifting stress as well as flagging spirit.
- Lavender is extremely good in eradicating migraine headaches.
- Stomach upset can be healed by consuming lavender tea. It may also help treat colic, flatulence, bowel and stomach infections.
- Lavender is also used for treating depression.
- You can also use it as mouthwash as it helps to combat halitosis.
- If applied topically lavender tea can heal wounds, cuts, sores and ulcers.
- Lavender tea can also help alleviate cough, cold, bronchitis, asthma and respiratory system as a whole.
- It can relax your mind and body in a few minutes.
Making lavender is quite easy. Boil water and infuse a handful of lavender blossoms in the boiling water. Let the dried blossoms boil for 7 to 8 minutes. Once boiled, stain the liquid. You can add some lemon juice and sugar to it if you want. Your lavender tea is ready. You can now enjoy the refreshing drink and get the health benefits.
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