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12 uses for keeping calm with Lavender

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photo credits: cameron parkins, paula jeans garden, tom tolkiencjewel, sophie’s favors

  1. Add 2-3 drops to your bath salts for a soothing magical bath and Relaaxxx…
  2. Add 12 drops per 1 oz of skin care oil for a relaxing massage.
  3. Add 9 drops to 3 tablespoons of water in a candle lamp diffuser.
  4. Place 2-3 drops of lavender oil onto your sandals at night to leave them smelling clean and refreshed.
  5. Add 5-6 drops into a small towel and toss into the dryer during the cool down.
  6. Mix with baking soda and a spritz of lemon to create a natural scouring powder-green and fresh!
  7. Mix 6 drops per 1 oz of water and create a soothing skin mist. Great for summer use!
  8. Add a few drops to a sachet and hand in clothes closet to smell fresh, refresh as needed.
  9. Diffuse to calm a crying baby..
  10. Place a few drops on your pillow at night.
  11. Inhale prior to yoga or at the end.
  12. Inhale to calm a frustrating commute-leave in car!

Calming Tea:

Ingredients

2 cups boiling water
1 teaspoon dried lavender flowers
1 tablespoon fresh mint leaves or 1 teaspoon dried
honey (optional)
lemon strips (optional)

Preparation

1. Put the mint and lavender flowers in the tea pot and add the hot water. Steep for 3 to 5 minutes.

2. Pour through a fine mesh strainer into tea cups. Serve hot with honey and lemon as desired.

 

Where can I find lavender?

Blue Moon Lavender

Local Harvest

Aura Cacia

Have you tried any of these great uses of lavender to help keep you calm?