Lavender tea is made with the preparation of purple buds of the plant Lavandula angustifolia in hot water.
This tea is believed to calm nerves, lead to better sleep, improve skin health and provide many other benefits. Lavender is widely used as an aromatherapy agent and supplement to help with anxiety, depression and fatigue. Studies show that compounds in lavender can stimulate activity in certain areas of the brain and affect the transmission of impulses between brain cells in ways that enhance mood and produce a soothing effect.
While both the smell of lavender extract and lavender oil preparations from the mouth and tea have been shown to improve mood and calm the mind. Research shows that the relaxing aroma of lavender can also promote better sleep. Breathing in lavender essential oil or using it in massage can help with menstrual cramps.
Research shows that certain types of lavender, such as its oil, may exhibit anti-inflammatory effects and help promote skin healing.
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