Herbs A-Z: ‘L’ herbs

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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

Small funnelDirections:

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 tubDirections:

1.Place Boraxo, Salt, & Clay in a stainless or glass bowl (plastic will retain the odor of lavender forever).

2. Mix

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!

RELAX!

To follow our series on Herbs ‘A to Z’ click here.

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