5 Proven Benefits Of Lavender Tea
Lavenders are truly lovely, aren't they?
Lavender is one of the most beloved and often-used plants in the world. From aromatherapy to culinary, its name has become synonymous with a light shade of purple.
Lavender tea is made from the fresh or dried lavender flower buds known as Lavandula Angustifolia. It is the best tasting edible lavenders with the sweetest fragrance. Our farm grows this type of lavender to develop our fine food products including Blueberry-Lavender jams and Lavender tea.
Lavender tea is known for its calming effects, making it the perfect bedtime tea. There are five proven benefits of lavender tea.
1. Improve sleep
Lavender is a great remedy for anxiety. Lavender tea not only helps your body for sleep, but also can help improve sleep quality. According to scientific studies, lavender tea helps calm brain function. It boosts the production of dopamine and reduces the stress hormone.
2. Detoxify the Body
Lavender tea is known as a type of detox tea, which clean the body from within by acting as a laxative or a diuretic. It contains antioxidants that work to eliminate free radicals. Free radicals caused by pollution, excessive drinking and smoking have been linked to an increased risk of cancer.
3. Reduce Inflammation
Lavender has anti-inflammatory properties to help reduce inflammation. Reducing body inflammation may prevent heart disease by reducing the risk of blood clots. Drinking lavender tea helps reduce pain from inflammation of the joints and muscles.
4. Boost Immune Health
A cup of warm lavender tea can support your immune system during times of stress and anxiety. It contains high amounts of antibacterial and antioxidants compounds that can help you to fight off the common cold and flu. Lavender tea also contains the nutrients such as vitamin C, calcium and magnesium which can make your body fend off bacterial, fungal and viral infections.
5. Supports Digestive Health
If you have been experiencing digestion problems, lavender tea holds the cure. Some studies suggest that lavender tea can help digestive issues from diarrheas, nausea, intestinal gas to upset stomach. Its anti-inflammatory properties sooth irritated stomach, eliminate stomach pain and enhance the overall mineral uptake. The calming aroma of lavender is also powerful to treat nausea by triggering chemical reactions in the brain.
Our farm grows lavender, distills lavender essential oils and designs our own fine food products. Have a try of our lavender tea, its scent evokes feelings of contentment, peace, passion and romance.
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