Lavender is a plant with strong and pleasant smell, rich in essential oils. Due to its antiseptic and soothing properties, it is used to treat nerve damage, insomnia, headache, migraine, neurosis cordis, etc. Moreover, lavender tea is used to treat pain in the stomach, intestine and gallbladder.

Furthermore, as lavender acts as a mild diuretic, it is used to treat urinary infections. Topically, it is used to treat rheumatic and neuralgic pain, because the essential oils stimulate the circulation and act as a mild analgesic.

In the folk medicine, the lavender oil or tincture is used to treat numerous skin issues, such as psoriasis, eczema and fungi. Lavender flowers are used in relaxing baths to treat rheumatic pain and stress.

LAVENDER RELAXING TEA RECIPE

Boil 500 ml of water and add 2 tablespoons of dried lavender leaves in it. Let it stay for 15 – 20 minutes and then strain it. Drink 120 ml of the tea, 2 – 3 times per day.

LAVENDER OIL USED FOR MASSAGE, AROMATHERAPY AND SKIN ISSUES

In a jar, put fresh lavender and add 1 liter of cold-pressed olive oil. Close the jar and let it stay for 30 days at a room temperature or under direct sunlight. After 30 days, strain the oil and apply it on the affected place.

You can promote better sleep by applying a few drops of lavender oil on your pillow. Moreover, you can use this oil topically to treat skin issues.

Note: Dried lavender leaves are put in wardrobes to prevent moths.