Lavender has been the lady of the garden for centuries. She stands tall above most herbs in beauty and versatility. Originally found in the Mediterranean countries, this perennial herb , has long been prized for itís perfume and medicinal qualities. Once used by the ancient Romans for itís healing qualities the name itself comes from the Latin "lavare" to wash.
A lavender bath is not something new.
Lavender also gives us another product called lavender essential oil which is used in aromatheraphy. This is one of the most useful oils in therapeutic terms, being sedative, antiseptic, painkilling and calming.
We have a collection of lavender recipes we would like share with you.
Relaxing Body Butter
2 TBS shea butter
2 TBS cocoa butter
2 TBS olive oil
5-7 drops Lavender Essential Oil
Melt shea, cocoa, and olive oil together, let them cool. Beat them well, so the consistency goes from stiff to creamy, add the Essential oils. You can also add some Vitamin E . Put into container
Lavender bath salts
Restful Evening Bath salt
1 cup of Dead sea salt
1 teaspoon of calendula oil
7-10 drops of lavender essential oil
5 drops of patchouli essential oil
Mix together essential oil and calendula oil, add salts.. then and add to a warm bath. When I make bath salts for myself
I like to mix an oil and essential oil together and then add to the salts. The essential oil seems to mix in better and floats on the water to better give more aromatheraphy or therapeutic measure to the bath.
Making bath salt can be fun! Just let your creative side run wild!
Restore the Beauty Sugar Scrub
2 tablespoons sugar
2 tablespoon of sweet almond oil
2 teaspoon of calendula oil
1 teaspoon of rosehip seed oil
5-7 drops of palmrosa essential oil
5-7 drops of patchouli eo
5-7 drops of lavender essential oil