Eight unique ways to use lavender to improve your health

Lavender is by far one of my favourite herbs. Not only it is simply beautiful, but it has tons of different uses. It’s a fragrant aromatic, a relaxing herbs, and you can use it in baking, gourmet cooking, tea making, lotion making, tinctures and much more!

 

Here are some of my favourite ways to use lavender for better health.

 

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Eightht ways to better your health with lavender

#1: To relax your mind and body

Calm your mind and body by sipping on lavender tea. Simply steep dried lavender in hot water for a few minutes and then fill up your cup. You can add in a drizzle of raw honey for sweetness if you like.

#2: To promote better sleep

Add lavender to a tincture to help promote relaxation and better, sounder sleep.

#3: To soothe sunburns or other burns

Add a few drops of lavender essential oil to a bottle of cool water and spray on burns to offer instant relief.

#4: To help prevent dandruff

A strong lavender tea can be cooled and used as a scalp rinse to help prevent dry scalp and dandruff.

#5: To relax sore muscles

Add a few drops of lavender essential oil and a cup of Epsom salts to your bathwater to help relax sore muscles.

#6: To relieve headaches

Rub lavender essential oils into your temples to help relieve stress and tension headaches.

#7: To tone skin

Infuse lavender into vinegar and use it as a calming skin toner.

#8: To treat skin irritations

Use lavender essential oil topically to help with skin irritations and even acne.

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