Have you heard of Lavender lemonade drink? Then get prepared to tantalize your sense with this exquisite aromatic drink.
Not only its tastes and smells great but it has amazing health benefits too. If you haven’t tried, then go ahead DIY this lemonade for yourself.
Lavender Oil is an essential oil which has not only aromatic smell but also a healing herb which clams your senses.It has over 150 constituents which have active healing properties.
It has been used since ages as antibacterial, antimicrobial. Anti-Inflammatory, antidepressant, antiseptic, antibacterial, analgesic, hypertensive, detoxify and sedative properties.
In Ayurveda, Lavender oil has been used in reducing anxiety and stress. It soothes your senses and lowers your pulse rates.
This is a reason why lavender has been used in aromatherapy. A study has proved that it reduce depression, ease labor pains and cures insomnia.
Health Benefits Of Lemon Are Known To Everyone
1. It boosts your immune system.
2. Helps in digestion.
3. Cleanse your system and flush out toxin out of your body.
4. Gives you blemish free clear skin.
5. Increases your energy.
6. Fights viral infection.
Lemonade is used to treat indigestion, throat infection, obesity, cholera, blood pressure, indigestion.
After knowing all the benefits associated with Lavender and Lemon, I think you will be convinced about drinking it.
This lemonade it most useful in case if you have headache related to stress and anxiety. Incase if you have headaches and anxiety then try this drink. This probably best natural way to cure headaches and anxiety.
DIY Lavender Lemonade
6 cups of water
½ cup of honey
Juice extracted from 3 lemons
1 small drop of Lavender Oil
Mix these ingredients and your drink is ready.
Alternatively, You Can Prepare It This Way Also
¼ cup of dried lavender flower
Juice from 3 lemons
6 cups of water
Sugar or Honey as per your desired. Add them as per your taste.
Boil 2 cups of water and add lavender to it. Boil it for 10 min and then extract lavender from it.Leave it for a while to cool it down. Mix honey (sugar), lemon juice to it. Your lemonade is ready.
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