Lavender tea has been known for many years as being very beneficial for the nervous system. The lavender plant grows mainly in North and East Africa, the Mediterranean, Southern Europe, India and Arabia and it is also cultivated in United States and Japan. It grows best on dry land, exposed to sunlight. Lavender has been known for many years as being a scented herb, its fragrance providing relaxation, calming the body and the mind.
The constituents of lavender tea are flavonoids, tannins, courmarines and essential oils.
How To Make Lavender Tea
There are not many steps to follow in brewing lavender tea. Simply take a handful of dried lavender blossoms and infuse them in a pot of boiling water. Let it steep for about 7-10 minutes and after that, pour the tea into your cup using a strainer to catch the lavender blossoms.
Lavender Tea Benefits
- Helps calm nervousness and anxiety.
- Provides you a good night sleep since it can ease insomnia.
- Helps treating stomach ache, flatulence and colic.
- Alleviates migraine headaches.
- During fever, lavender tea induces sweating and reduces the body temperature.
- Lavender tea can be applied on wounds, cuts in order to heal them.
Lavender Tea Side Effects
Lavender tea can react with other herbs, supplements and medication, so make sure you consult your doctor before drinking lavender tea.
To some people, this tea can cause allergic reactions, nausea or headaches.
Pregnant and breastfeeding women should also avoid drinking lavender tea.
In conclusion, lavender tea is a wonderful relaxing tea that can be drank on evenings or just before bed for a rested good night sleep. Enjoy its benefits and make sure you won’t experience its side effects!