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Unlock the power of one of nature's most beneficial herbs--and explore the many modern applications of lavender. Learn to make nourishing, all-natural, and affordable remedies for mind and body, as well as home cleaning products. Plus, discover lavender as a culinary ingredient and whip up delcious cocktails and more!
Here, you'll find simple herbal remedies, tips, and projects for inspiration, relaxation and well-being, as well as info for growing and cultivating your own lavendar plants. Harness the natural power of lavender with recipes for:
• Lavender Matcha Latte • Yoga Mat Freshening Mist • Dried Lavender Fire-Starter • Lavender Frosé • Day's End Tea • Blue Day Lavender Roll-Away • Nourishing Lavender Makeup Remover • Lavender and Rose Fizzy Bath Salts • Sweet Dreams Diffuser Oil • Soothing Eye Pillow
The book covers gardening (favorite varieties and pollinators); preserving (harvesting, drying, and extracting culinary oil); body care (essential oils, aromatherapy, oral remedies); the mind (stress relief and sleep); skin care (including allergens); cleaning (antiseptic and antifungal properties); food (pantry essentials); and projects (including gifts).
About the Author
BONNIE LOUISE GILLIS (formerly Bonnie Louise Kuchler) is the author/editor of twenty-eight gift books. She lives near the many lavender farms of Sequim, Washington, a place where mountains touch the sea and ancient trees breathe. Her favorite neighbors are a family of black-tailed deer, and her biggest thoughts come from tiny sprouts and towering evergreens.
"[A] well-rounded book on lavender . . . From gardening to oil-making to cooking up foods and teas, this book has a little something lavender for everyone." —Booklist