Lavender is a magical plant! Its beautiful aroma helps promote relaxation and it can be used to make tea or fun beauty DIY projects. You can learn how to dry lavender from scratch so that you can use it for tea all and at home all year long.
- make lavender tea by letting a tsp of dried lavender buds seep for about 5-8 minutes in hot water (about a cup). You can find a more detailed guide on how to make lavender tea here.
- to get rid of moths in your closet – fill a few sachets with dried lavender and leave them in your closet or drawers.
- to make bath bombs and soap – lavender is often used in aromatherapy to promote calmness and you can easily incorporate it into your beauty DIY projects. Here’s a tutorial on how to make lavender soap and another one about how to make lavender bath bombs.
- infuse drinks or food (caution: not all lavender can safely be ingested, so make sure to buy organic lavender or grow your own). Here’s a recipe for lavender macarons that you might want to try.