Did you know that lavender is a natural stress reliever and headache remedy? The next time you’re feeling tense – and thirsty – try whipping up some all-natural lavender lemonade. Here’s how to make this relaxing and refreshing beverage.

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup honey
  • 5 cups water
  • 1/4 cup dried, organic culinary lavender (or 1 drop lavender essential oil)
  • 6 lemons, peeled and juiced
  • Lavender sprigs for garnish

Step 1: Pour half of the water into a pan, bring it to a boil and remove it from heat.

Step 2: Add honey and dried lavender, and let it steep for about 20 minutes.

Step 3: Strain the mixture, and pour it into a large pitcher or other container.

Step 4: Add lemon juice and the remaining water. Stir well.

Step 5: Refrigerate before serving.

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