How to Make Lavender Lemonade to Get Rid of Headaches and Anxiety
Ingredients: Makes 1 Pitcher
250ml (1 cup) of water
30ml (2tbsp.) Dried Lavender or 125ml (1/2 cup) fresh lavender
125ml (1/2 cup) freshly squeezed lemon juice (about 2 lemons)
125ml (1/2 cup) sugar or 1/3 cup of honey
1 liter (4 cups) cold water
Lemon and Lavender wedges, for garnish
- To make the lavender tea, bring the water to a boil, then removed from the heat. Add the lavender and leave to infuse, covered, for about 15 minutes, in a saucepan or a measuring cup
- Over a pitcher, pass the infusion through a sieve. Add lemon juice and sugar, mix, then add cold water
- Refrigerate 1 to 2 hours. Serve with lemon wedges and lavender.
Other tips for enjoying the benefits of lavender:
Mix 5-6 drops of lavender essential oil in your bath water if you have dry skin.
Diffuse 10-12 drops of lavender in the air during your workday to relieve stress naturally.
Add 1 drop of lavender for 15ml of your favorite lightly scented, organic and unrefined oil (like almond oil or olive oil) for body oil with all the benefits of lavender to improve your skin, relax your mind, ward off bugs, or help you sleep.