Lavender, Lavandula angustifolia, is a flower that is native in the Mediterranean region and North Africa. Though the flower is known for its pleasant aroma and is often used in cosmetics and cleaning products to add a fresh scent, it actually has a host of health benefits. Lavender oil is commonly use cosmetics use, however, it is toxic to swallow lavender oil.
Lavender oil is believed to have antiseptic and anti-inflammatory properties, which can help to heal minor burns and bug bites.
Benefits of Lavender TeaAnti-fungal Properties
Lavender tea is known combat fungal infections. It was found that the essential oils from the lavender tea seemed to work by destroying the membranes of fungal cells.
The anti-inflammatory properties to soothe inflammation muscles in the throat and chest, making it easier to breathe. Studies shows that lavender tea helps reduce the inflammation and thus help to improve bronchial asthma. Lavender tea has a long list of conditions it can counter headaches, fevers, skin irritation, arthritis pain and the symptoms of certain joint disorders.
It contains nutrients like zinc, potassium and magnesium which are helpful in promoting a good night sleep. It's also maintain a healthy balance of hormones, for keeping blood glucose levels from rising and for making sure the immune system is functioning at its best.
Help to Relax, fight anxiety disoder
Lavender tea works best for insomnia, pre-bed time tea because it has anxiolytic and relaxant properties
Reduce Cholesterol level
Lavender tea has incredible cholesterol-lowering characteristics and can also be used as an anti-coagulant. This makes it very ideal for your heart. Drinking this tea will reduce the levels of bad cholesterol in your blood vessels.
Lavender tea, antioxidants work to eliminate toxins that can cause harmful side effects. These antioxidants work to eliminate free radicals that are caused by pollution, excessive drinking, and smoking. Free radicals wreak havoc on human cells and cause them to mutate or degrade. Free radicals have been linked to an increased risk of certain types of cancer and may accelerate the aging process.