Lavender Herb – Natural Remedies
Herb with a very strong and pleasant aroma, rich in essential oils. Lavender has soothing and antiseptic properties, and therefore used against nervous disorders, insomnia, neuralgia, migraine and irritable heart. Lavender tea is used against cramps in the stomach, intestines, bile and gallbladder. Bitter substances in lavender cause secretion of bile juices. Lavender is mild diuretic, and is used as a remedy for inflammatory diseases in the urinary tract. Externally used against rheumatic and neuralgic pains, because the essential oil heats, improves circulation and acts as a mild local anesthetic. In folk medicine in the form of lavender oil or tincture is used against some types of skin diseases: psoriasis, lichen, eczema. The flowers of lavender are used for baths for relaxation, anti-rheumatic pain and nervous tension.
Tea calming from lavender
2 tablespoons crushed dried flowers of lavender spill with 500 milliliters of boiling, boiling water. Let stand for 15-20 minutes in the folded container, and then drained. From the tea drink of 120 ml, 2-3 times a day.
Refreshing lavender lemonade
Drip 3 lemons and mix with half a liter of water. Add one tablespoon of honey and a tablespoon of dried or fresh flowers of lavender and drink.
Wraps with lavender and other herbs against skin inflammation
Is a mix of 60 grams of lavender, chamomile 60 grams, 20 grams of thyme and rosemary 20 grams. This mixture is taken 3 tablespoons and scalded with 500 milliliters of boiling water. Tea let stand folded in a bowl until cool, drained and the tea is made coatings that are put on painful spots. This procedure is repeated many times during the day.
Tincture of lavender for relaxation and soothing nervous tension, headaches and rheumatic pain.
1 bunch fresh lavender placed in a jar and Pour 1 liter of 70% alcohol or strong domestic brandy over 60%. Weights well closed and left to stand for 21 days at room temperature or under direct sunlight. After 21 days, drained from this tincture drink 10-15 drops dissolved in tea (a mixture of lavender, rosemary and thyme). This tincture massages painful places, 5-10 minutes, several times throughout the day.
Oils of lavender for relaxation, massages and aromatherapy and against skin diseases.
1 bunch fresh lavender placed in a jar and Pour 1 liter of cold pressed olive oil. The jar well closed and left to stand for 30 days at room temperature or under direct sunlight. After 30 days, drained and this massage oil is made of sick spots. A few drops of this oil can cause a pillow to sleep better as aromatherapy. Also, this oil can be busy places cat with skin diseases.
Novelties: Dried lavender flowers are placed in boxes of clothes, as a tool against the moths.