Lavender lemonade for anxiety and headaches

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Anxiety and headache are two common problems, to feel better in a natural way we can exploit the potential of lavender essential oil by preparing, for example, an excellent lemonade enriched by the essence of this flower.

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Anxiety and headache these are two common problems that arise especially in periods of great psychophysical stress. To feel better in a natural way we can exploit the potential of lavender essential oil preparing an excellent one, for example lemonade enriched by the essence of this flower.





Among the essential oils that of lavender is one of the most delicate but at the same time powerful. Together with tea tree oil it is undoubtedly the best known and appreciated above all for its calming properties on the nervous system.

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Lavender essential oil: properties

Lavender essential oil contains about 150 active ingredients and this makes us understand its effectiveness in treating various health problems. Lavender has gifts inflammatory, antiseptic, antibacterial and antifungal, antidepressants, sedatives, antispasmodic e analgesics.

In aromatherapy this essential oil is used very often to treat problems anxiety, depression, insomnia but also to relax in a very delicate moment such as that of childbirth, massaging it gently on the kidney area and thus also helping to reduce pain.

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The properties oflavender oil for anxiety and depression they have been confirmed multiple times by scientific research such as the one that took place in Florida on nursing students undergoing stress tests. As for theeffect on headache, the potential of this essential oil was highlighted by a study a few years ago where the benefits of using this essence on migraines were noted.

The essential oil of lavender can also be used in case of sinusitis or nasal congestion although there are probably better essential oils such as eucalyptus or pine for this purpose.


Let's now add a new use of this fantastic essential oil to all those we have already recommended to you. It is about a lavender lemonade perfect for relaxing and therefore counteract anxiety and headaches. Let's see how to prepare it.


Lavender lemonade: how to prepare it

Lavender lemonade, ingredients

To make lavender lemonade you will need the following ingredients:

Acqua (2 liters)

• Juice of 5 lemons

1 drop of lavender essential oil (important that it is 100% pure and therefore also for food use)

• Sprigs of lavender (mostly for decorative purposes)

Honey at will

Lavender lemonade, preparation

The preparation is very simple enough mix all ingredients cold in a large jug of water and drink as needed at room temperature. Honey is not functional to the recipe but only serves to sweeten the sour taste of lemon juice, so you can put it according to your tastes.

To get an even more relaxing effect you can associate with this drink also other uses of lavender essential oil, here are some ...

Other ways to use lavender for anxiety and headaches

In addition to lemonade, you can act against anxiety and headaches by using lavender essential oil to make a good one relaxing bath in the evening before going to sleep (dissolve 5/6 drops of essence in a tablespoon or two of baking soda or bath salt) or simply spreading it in the bedroom (1 drop for every square meter).



Read also: HOW TO PREPARE A RELAXING OR ENERGIZING BATH WITH ESSENTIAL OILS

It is possible too add 1/2 drops of lavender to your body oil or cream or for the face so that you can breathe its aroma even when you are away from home. A final alternative is to sprinkle a few drops of lavender essential oil on a cloth handkerchief to always carry with you, inhaling when you need it most.

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