How to Make Lavender Lemonade to Relieve Anxiety And Headaches

Lavender Lemonade

In this post, I’m going to show you how to make lavender lemonade to relieve anxiety and headaches.

Thanks to the healing properties of lavender, this lemonade will help relieve your headaches and control anxiety.

Lavender is an aromatic plant that has anti-inflammatory properties to help reduce: 

  • Period cramp
  • Digestive problems
  • Depressive symptoms
  • Headaches 
  • Insomnia
  • Skin infections

Nowadays, lavender is generally used as an herbal remedy because of its powerful medicinal properties. 

In fact:

Many people have claimed that lavender has helped them calm down and get a good night’s sleep by easing their sleeplessness, menstrual cramps, and anxiety.

That said, you’re probably here because you want to know how to make lavender lemonade to relieve anxiety and headaches.

Don’t worry.  

Keep reading: I’ll walk you through the process of making lavender lemonade.

But first… Let’s start things off with two important questions: 

How does lavender calm anxiety? 

And…

How does lavender help with headaches?

How does lavender calm anxiety?

Lavender has powerful active ingredients: linalool that acts as an analgesic effect on the body and a muscle relaxer, which helps calm anxiety.

Research has consistently shown that lavender has an anxiolytic effect which helps reduces symptoms of anxiety disorder.

Researchers even go so far as to compare the effects of lavender with antidepressants drugs:

According to the study published in the Phytomedicine journal, lavender essential oil is effective in comparison to lorazepam or benzodiazepines drugs.

In addition, another study found that inhaling lavender scent helps improve sleep quality and reduce stress levels in older adults.

How does lavender help with headaches?

Lavender has analgesic and methanol properties, which produce sedative effects that help relieve headaches.

Are you having trouble believing me?

Well, there is clear proof that lavender can help relieve headaches and migraines.

A case study shows that forty-seven patients experiencing migraine headaches reported pain relief after inhaling lavender essential oil after fifteen minutes.

In addition, there’s also more evidence published by Healthline that shows the use of lavender to treat headaches and migraines.

Here is how to make lavender lemonade to relieve anxiety and headaches:

Lavender Lemonade Recipe
Lavender Lemonade Recipe

Lavender lemonade is an easy, refreshing drink to prepare in a matter of minutes. 

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup of raw honey
  • 10 cups of water
  • 1/4 cup dried lavender or 2-4 drops lavender essential oil
  • 7 lemons, peeled and juiced approx.
  • Lavender sprigs for garnish

Directions:

Mix all these ingredients in a larger container and refrigerate.

Enjoy!

Note: You can modify to your taste by adding extra water or honey if you want.

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In conclusion

Lavender lemonade is a home remedy that combines the healing properties of lemon and lavender.

So when you mix the lemon and lavender together, you get a drink that provides anxiety and headache relief.

I hope you found these tips on how to make lavender lemonade to relieve anxiety and headaches helpful.

Keep on reading: the health benefits of lavender.