Anxiety is the third most common mental health issue worldwide, and everyone suffers from a headache once in a while.
You can choose to use the oil of lavender or the flower whichever you feel is more suitable for your health and well-being.
Pure lavender oil is among the gentlest of essential oils, but also one of the most powerful.
Lavender oil has a chemically complex structure with over 150 active constituents, which explains its effectiveness at helping with a lot of health ailments. Lavender oil possesses amazing anti-inflammatory, antifungal, antidepressant, antiseptic, antibacterial, antimicrobial, antispasmodic, analgesic, detoxifier, hypotensive, and sedative properties.
Florida researchers have found that lavender oil benefits include reducing anxiety and lowering pulse rates in nursing students taking stressful tests. And in hospital settings, lavender aromatherapy has been demonstrated to decrease pre-surgery distress and to be more relaxing than massage or merely resting.
Lavender essential oil has medicinal properties, shown to reduce #depression,
and ease labor pains. And anecdotal evidence suggests that lavender oil benefits those with headaches, hangovers, sinus congestion and pain relief. “Much prior research on #lavender
has focused on the administration of lavender via an olfactory route. The anxiolytic activity of lavender olfaction has been demonstrated in several small and medium-sized clinical trials. The efficacy of aromatherapy of lavender is thought to be due to the psychological effects of the fragrance combined with physiological effects of volatile oils in the limbic system.
1 cup maple syrup
5 cups pure water
1/4 cup dried lavender. dried, organic culinary lavender
6 lemons, peeled and juiced approx.
Pour 1/2 the water in a pan, bring to boil and remove from heat
Add maple syrup and dried lavender let steep for approximately 20 minutes.
Strain mixture and pour into larger container.
Add lemon juice and the remaining water. Stir well.