Herbal Uses for Lavender Water
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Herbal Uses for Lavender Water

Lavender has quite a few herbal uses and it is excellent for home, office or car. It is cheap and easy to make lavender water at home. Lavender essential oil comes from the lavender flower. It has a nice sweet scent that lingers a while. Lavender is used in aromatherapy as well.

Lavender water has many uses. Lavender is a flower that is used for its essential oil. Lavender water is made from the essential oil and it can make a lovely addition to any room of the home or office. Lavender water is easy and simple to make and it can also be used in the car. Lavender has been used in herbal medicine for many years and it is often prescribed by a herbalist for relaxation, headaches, muscle aches and stress.

Lavender flowers contain natural antibacterial properties. This is what makes it excellent for cleaning. Homemade lavender water has a sweet smelling scent. It can be used as an air freshener. This inexpensive all-purpose disinfectant can be used to clean appliances, bathrooms, kitchens and more. It can also be used to wash bedding by adding it to the rinse cycle in the washing machine. Lavender essential oil is extracted from lavender flowers.

Lavender is also recommended by herbalists to treat insomnia. Placing a lavender sachet under your pillow will promote restful sleep. It can also remove the strong odor of garlic and onions. It is perfect for eliminating smoke odors. It is pure and natural and does not contain any harmful substances. You can make your own lavender water for a very cheap price and keep it handy at home. Lavender water can save you the time and money from purchasing air freshners that do not work.

Lavender Water Recipe

1. Mix four cups of distilled water with 5 Tablespoons of Vodka in a glass bowl.

2. Add 30 drops of lavender essential oil to the mixture.

3. Place the mixture in a spray bottle using a small funnel. Let the mix stand for 24 hours before using. Store in a cool, dry place. Shake well before using spray.

4. To make lavender water a disinfectant, just add equal parts of vinegar to it.

Be careful using the lavender essential oil as it can be irritating to skin. Lavender flowers can be found growing in the wild. If you are interested in collecting them from the wild, then be sure to contact an expert like a herbalist because some herbs can be confused for poison. Lavender is very soothing when used in aromatherapy and it can help you rid of stress. It really has a pleasant scent. Lavender essential oil is often used to make certain perfumes. Lavender water can make the perfect gift for anyone on any occasion.

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