When someone mentions lemonade, we all think of the regular plain lemonade. In this recipe we give you a more creative way to make some fresh lavender lemonade.
Lavender is native to northern Africa and it is also grows in the mountains in the Mediterranean.
It provides great benefits for the skin and it is often added to fragrances and shampoos, as it washes and purifies skin and hair. The word lavender comes from the Latin word “lavare” which means to wash.
Lavender is increasingly grown mostly for the production of essential oil, which is obtained from the distillation of the flower spikes. Lavender oil has potent antiseptic and anti-inflammatory properties and it can be used in the treatment of minor burns and insect bites.
Studies have shown that lavender essential oil is efficient in treating anxiety, insomnia, depression, and restlessness. Now that you know all of this, you can enjoy your lavender lemonade and boost your health.
Lavender Lemonade Recipe
- 4 lemons, juiced and peeled
- ½ drop lavender oil
- 7 cups warm water
- ¾ cup honey
Dissolve honey in some warm water. Add lemon juice and lavender oil. Stir well and keep the lemonade in your fridge.
You can add some sparkling mineral water for a real refreshing kick in the hot summer days.