How to Make Lavender Lemonade To Help With Headaches and Anxiety.
Lavender Lemonade has a huge benefits than you can ever imagine. We live in a modern world, some refer to it as a global village, a place where everything we do depends so much on time, a place where your dream job depends so much on how fast and efficient you are, where machines and motorcades are bought because of their speed and time saving abilities, it’s not a surprise if anxiety and headache are amongst the most common daily conditions in a world like ours.
Anxiety may arise as a result of the inability of a participated person to meet up with a set target or delivery time, or dealing with family or work related issues, while headache may occur as a result of over thinking, sometimes, it may be due to not getting enough sleep, but one thing that’s common to both anxiety and headache is stress, they are both resultant of stress.
It’s quite unfortunate that in the quest of most persons to find a solution to their anxiety and headache, they tend to take decisions that are bad or not too good, some have taken coffee as a partner, and have fallen into acute addiction, while others result to constant ingestion of aspirin, panadol, or paracetamol, some even use more harmful drugs, cigarette, or alcohol, all these just to calm themselves, reduce their pain, and feel much better, the negative effect is greater than imagined.
Vitamin C which is one of the nutrients found in lemonade helps in controlling migraines, citrus is also generally known as antidepressants, and helps in increasing mental alertness and concentration. Lavender herb on its own has been known for centuries as an anti-inflammatory, detoxifier, and and antidepressant. Therefore, you can best imagine the results the two ingredients, when mixed would have on a stressed person.
A research that was carried out by Jeremy Appleton, who is a naturopathic physician, he opined that lavender’s scent changes our perceptive of pain, that when we scent lavender, we are able to tolerate pain much better. This may due to the fact that lavender helps reducing our pulse rates, therefore calming the senses. Some of the benefits of lavender oil is:
1. It is Anti-inflammatory
2. It is Hypotensive
3. It is Analgesic
4. It is Antiseptic
5. It is Antidepressant
6. It is Antimicrobial
7. It is Antispasmodic
8. It is Antibacterial
9. It is Detoxifier
10. It is Anti-fungal
Ingredients for making lavender lemonade
1. 1 cup raw honey
2. 6 – 12 cups pure water as desirable
3. 1/4 cup dried lavender or 1 drop of lavender essential oil
4. Dried organic culinary lavender
5. 6 lemons, peeled and juiced
6. Lavender sprigs for garnish
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1. Boil half of the water in a pan or kettle, put down from the heat source, then add honey and dried lavender, leave for about 20 minutes.
2. Strain the mixture and pour into a large container, add lemon juice and the remnant water, stir well.
3. Put in a refrigerator to cool.
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