In our everyday life, we are exposed to the constant pressure and tension from the outside world that results in mild to strong headaches.
These headaches can interrupt with our everyday chores and can unleash all kinds of physical and emotional stress.
There is medication to cure a headache like aspirin, ibuprofen, naproxen etc. but what If I tell you there is a natural way to cure a headache. Yes you read it right there is a natural way to cure a headache and that is with the healing powers of a lavender lemonade.
Lavender lemonade has anti-inflammatory and relaxing properties that for sure will ease your mind and cure your headache.
Lavender oil has more than 150 active components that make it great at improving health and preventing diseases.
Florida researchers have found that lavenders oil’s benefits include reducing anxiety and lowering your heart rate.
Lavender essential oil has medicinal properties also, and it has been proven to reduce depression, improve insomnia and ease labor pains. It helps also to those who suffer from headaches, hangovers, sinus congestion and mild pain.
The essential oil is extracted from the flowers and is considered to be one of the best oils around when it comes to health.
A lot of people have decided to use it because it is the best aromatherapy and bodily relaxation oil.
Here are some of the primary properties that lavender oil have:
This is why when you add lavender oil to lemonade it helps reduce the pain, nerves and other chemical reactions caused by stress.
How to make lavender lemonade
Two easiest ways to make this medicine are if you use lavender oil and the second if you use the plant itself.
Both recipes are amazing and have the same structure, is just the matter of which ingredient is easier for you to find and use.
Lavender lemonade with essential oil
A couple of drops of lavender oil is more than enough to share their properties with this drink.
- ½ c. honey (170 grams)
- 10 c. water (2.5 liters)
- 1-3 drop lavender essential oil (it depends on personal taste how many drops you will use) I prefer 2 drops to be the right amount for me.
- 6 lemons
- Lavender branches for decoration
Mix all the ingredients together and put in a freezer for 10-15 min. You can add more water or raw honey by choice.
Lavender lemonade with the plant
- 1 Tbps. Lavender flowers (10-15 grams)
- ½ c. honey ( 170 grams )
- 5 c. water (1.5 liters )
- 1 c. lemon juice ( 250 mL )
- Bring one cup of water to a boil. Once boiling, add the lavender flowers.
- Simmer for 20 minutes, then strain through a strainer.
- Add the remaining water and lemon juice.
- Sweeten with honey, then stir so that everything is well blended.
My suggestion is to drink this lavender lemonade 3 times a day and drink as soon as you have the first signs of headaches as a preventive measure just to be safe and sound J.