Should You Add Lavender to Your Diet?
Much more than your favorite soap, lavender is a sensational herb for your mind and body.
There’s a reason lavender is commonly used in shampoos and lotions. Its sweet aromas evoke relaxation and a sense of calm. But that’s not the only way you can use it! Much more than your favorite soap, lavender is a sensational herb for your mind and body.
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In fact, lavender is an incredibly versatile herb when used for cooking. It has a sweet, floral flavor with notes of lemon and even citrus.
Health benefits of lavender include:
It’s easy to incorporate lavender into your food, too. Try pairing lavender with lemon or honey in bran muffins or with whole-wheat bread. Also try it as an herbal tea or muddle it into drinks. (Pro-tip: Try grinding it or straining it.)
Add this herb into your culinary arsenal and reap its benefits!
– Kristin Kirkpatrick, MS, RD, LD.