CHICOPEE, Mass (Mass Appeal) – Our series on ‘Herbs: A to Z’ continues with herbs that begin with the letter ‘L.’ Carol Joyce is the Owner of White Buffalo Herbs in Warwick, shared more about Lady’s Mantle; Licorice, Lovage, Lavender, & Lily of the Valley.
LAVENDER STING Stop
1/2 ounce Organic Lavender essential oil (NOT perfume oil)
Glass roll-on bottle or dropper bottle
1.Pour Lavender essential oil into roll-on bottle. Cap
2.Put 1 small dab on any sting or bug bites to stop the itch or burning feeling. (Hint also helpful for burns: after applying ice to your burn, try a dab of Lavender EO…very cooling & soothing)
Sweet LAVENDER BATH SALTS
1 cup Boraxo
30 drops Lavender Essential Oil
¼ cup Kaolin Clay
¼ cup Sea Salt
Unbreakable container to keep it in by tub
1.Place Boraxo, Salt, & Clay in a stainless or glass bowl (plastic will retain the odor of lavender forever).
3. Sprinkle Lavender EO over all & cover with towel for 8-24 hours.
4. Store in an airtight container & use ¼ cup at a time in bath-simply pour in while filling the tub, swish, & enjoy!
To follow our series on Herbs ‘A to Z’ click here.