Country of Origin: Greece
In the kitchen: Lavender combines well with berries, blueberries, blackberries, cherries and strawberries and adds a spicy, floral twist to dessert recipes such as ice creams, sorbets and creamy pies.
Lavender has natural sedative properties and is ideal for people suffering from chronic stress and anxiety. Consumption of lavender tea releases specific neurotransmitters that regulate the secretion of stress hormones and prevent cognitive exhaustion. It can be consumed before bedtime for its anxiolytic and tranquilizing qualities.
Lavender has anti-inflammatory properties and relieves from fever, headache, skin inflammation, pains caused by arthritis and joint pains in general.
Lavender has anticoagulant properties and contributes to the reduction of bad cholesterol, which is responsible for creating the plaque inside the vessels. It is a valuable tonic for the heart and reduces the chance of thrombosis, arteriosclerosis, heart attack and stroke.
CAUTION! Lavender should be avoided during pregnancy
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