I absolutely LOVE lavender. Its wonderful healing properties make it a household staple. I like to buy mine from the local farmer’s market…
Besides being beautiful to look at, lavender has magnificent health benefits that most of us could benefit from.
The word lavender is derived from the Latin root lavare, which means “to wash,” since it was historically used in baths to help purify the body. This potent herb contains various properties that help relieve insomnia, anxiety and fatigue due to its soothing and sedative effects when inhaled.
Here’s how to make your very own lavender bath salts:
- Handful of fresh or dried lavender buds
- 1/2 cup coarse sea salt
- 1/2 tablespoon olive oil, or sunflower oil
Add lavender, salt, and oil into a jar with a lid. Shake it up! Prepare your bath, adding bath salts as the water…
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