The best way to utilize the lavender’s medicinal properties is to flavor your cold lemonade with a bit of lavender. The lavender is a herb with a beautiful aroma that can calm our senses.
One of the best essential oils that can improve our wellness and overall health is the pure lavender oil. It is a very gentle essential oil, and it is also very powerful, which makes it perfect to have it in your home, due to its strong healing properties and many uses. The lavender oil has over 150 active constituents which means it has a pretty complex chemical structure.
This also tells us that with its use we can prevent from many diseases and health ailments. The lavender oil contains strong antispasmodic, antimicrobial, antibacterial, antiseptic, antidepressant and anti-inflammatory properties, it is a strong detoxifier, also has powerful analgesic, sedative and hypotensive properties.
According to a research in Florida, the lavender oil is also able to lower the pulse rates, and reduce anxiety as well. The research was done on nursing students who were taking stressful tests. Also the lavender aromatherapy in hospitals is done in order to lower the distress before a surgery, which is making the patients more relaxed and peaceful.
The lavender oil contains one of the most powerful medicinal properties as well, it has the ability to ease labor pains, prevent insomnia and reduce depression too. According to the anecdotal evidence, the lavender oil is also able to easily relieve from pain, sinus congestion, hangovers and headaches.
There are some much prior researches on lavender, and they are focused on the administration of the lavender, through the olfactory route. The lavender olfaction’s anxiolytic activity was demonstrated in a few smaller clinical trials. It is believed that the efficiency of the lavender aromatherapy is because of the combination of the physiological and psychological effects of the volatile oils in the so called limbic system.
Traditionally people have been using this oil a long time ago, due to its calming ability, also reduce anxiety and prevent from other health ailments. This oil is able to improve the mood scores.
DIY Lemonade & Lavender Essential Oil
- 6 juiced lemons, peeled
- A drop of lavender essential oil
- 12 cups of purified water
- A cup of raw, organic honey
- Lavender springs for garnish
Combine all of the ingredients in a larger container or a glass bottle and store it in the fridge. After a while take it out and it is ready for consumption, you can add more honey or water if you want.