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Lavender is such a versatile plant, not only is it beautiful plant with a delightful aroma it has an almost endless amount of uses.
We have picked out a few of our favourite uses for lavender below.
Using Lavender in your Food and Drink – Dried Culinary lavender can be added to almost anything! Lavender Shortbread accompanied by the delightful Blueberry and Lavender lemonade is one of my favourite afternoon treats. For more recipes check out our recipe page – http://www.lavenderworld.co.uk/lavender-recipes
Brightening up your garden – Planting Lavender not only brightens up your garden but it attracts bees and butterflies and how could we forget the scent!
Home-made Lavender Bags – Dried Lavender is perfect for making your own Lavender bags. They can be placed in the wardrobe to ward off those pesky moths.
Home-made Bath Salts – Suffering with aches and pains? Why not add some lavender to some bath salts. Lavender not only relaxes you but it can also ease your muscular aches and pains.
Treating Medical Ailments – Lavender is not just a garden plant, it is also one of the safest and most popular essential oils and for good reason. Lavender essential oil can improve your circulation, treat minor burns, ease headaches and migraines it can even be used to treat cold sores. So instead of buying over the counter remedies why not try lavender essential oil as a natural alternative.
So next time you walk past your lavender plants why not take a moment to appreciate this wonder plant.