4 Ways to Pamper Yourself With Awesome Lavender

4 Ways to Pamper Yourself With Awesome Lavender
It's time to pamper yourself with awesome lavender. The past year and a half has added unknown stress and anxiety to your plate with the onslaught of COVID-19. One of the many ways you can relieve some of the stress is to set up a pampering routine.

What better ingredient to add than lavender. Known as the calming herb, lavender can help you find the "ooo ahh" moment you've been missing.

Let's Take a Look a 4 Ways to Pamper Yourself With Lavender

A Cup of Lavender Tea is always soothing to sip on. When you add lemon balm and basil, your sip becomes even more relaxing. Whether it's from a tea bag or freshly chopped herbs, each sip is worth it.

Here's a recipe for a fresh herbal tea blend:
1 teaspoon of fresh chopped lemon balm
1 teaspoon of fresh chopped basil
1 teaspoon of loose-leaf-green tea
1/4 teaspoon of dried lavender buds

Add ingredients to a tea bag. You can order them online or purchase them from your local health food store. You can also use cotton cheesecloth and create a tea bag. A 4 inch square should be enough to hold everything together.

Steep in 6 to 8 oz of water and enjoy.

Lavender Floral Water can be great for your skin. It's known for cleansing and purifying your skin. It's also well known for its antibacterial properties. It can help reduce oil buildup in your skin and prevent pimples.

Rub-a-dub-dub, a Brown Sugar Scrub is a wonderful way to remove dead skin cells from your body. Dead skin cell buildup can block your pores and hide your beautiful glow that's concealed beneath.

Lavender Bath Salts can enhance your relaxing time in the tub.'

Here’s a recipe for you:
1 cup of Epsom salts
1 cup of pink Himalayan salt or fine sea salt
20 drops of lavender essential oil
3 tablespoons of sweet almond or olive oil
1/4 cup dried lavender buds

Blend your salts, add your essential oil and almond oil, stir in lavender buds. A glass or stainless steel bowl is best. Store in a tightly sealed glass container.

Grow Your Own Lavender and Never Run Out

You know it from it purple blooms and although lavender is originally from the Mediterranean region, it's been known to flourish in many countries. It's bushy and has a strong scent.

It's best when planted as a young plant in the spring. The soil is warmer. Larger plants that are more established can be planted during winter. You'll want to keep your planting away from wet, moist areas, this could cause root rot.

There's a lot to be learned when working with gardens, be it herbs, flowers or food. Get yourself a good tutorial and set out on your journey. Patience will be needed. You'll enjoy the benefits though.

That's it for this week. Let us know in the Fragrance Forum, what things you've enjoyed from the gift of lavender and it's beautiful scent.

Until next time.

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