Lavender essential oil is well known for having properties that can help you relax and calm your senses. Other properties allow lavender oil to reduce anxiety and depression, decrease your pulse rates, reduce insomnia and ease everyday aches and pains. Aside from adding this oil to your bath water or air diffuser or using in a body oil or aromatic candle, you can also add it to a homemade lemonade recipe for a rejuvenating zest! Listed below is a recipe for lavender lemonade with all natural ingredients turning ordinary water a healthy infusion of flavors. Plus, there is no added sugar or artificial sweeteners! This refreshing summer drink will quench your thirst with a fresh burst of lemon and is a unique way to utilize the healing properties of lavender…perfect for those hot and lazy summer days readying a book on your front porch or lounging in a hammock.
- 1 cup raw honey
- 12 cups pure water
- 1 drop lavender essential oil
- 6 lemons, peeled and juiced
- Lavender sprigs (for garnish)
Mix all ingredients together and chill in the refrigerator. Enjoy and relax!
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