Lavender flowers are a beautiful herb that hold a multitude of culinary, cosmetic and medicinal uses.
The aromatic properties of Lavender Flowers make it quite useful in as an extra in lotions and creams. They are used extensively in perfumes, soaps and sachets. Lavender water, made from the essential oil, is recommended in therapeutic baths for its relaxant properties. A small amount of Lavender Flowers, added to ordinary oils makes a useful application.
BOTANICAL NAME: Lavandula angustifolia
Recommendations for Use:
- We love lavender in our Sweet Summertime Lavender Peach Iced Tea recipe!