31 USES FOR LAVENDER
Tea (made from dried flowers, 1 ½ tsp. flowers to 8oz.
water drunk up to 4 times a day for nervous exhaustion, depression,
tension headache, and indigestion)
- Ice cream (14oz semi-skimmed milk, 3 oz lavender leaves and
flowers, 2oz chopped crystallized ginger, 1 small cup sugar,
3 egg yolks,
2 cups heavy whipping cream, lavender flowers for garnish.
In a saucepan, slowly heat milk to approximately 200 F. Remove
heat and add lavender. Allow to steep for 15 minutes. Strain
milk through cheesecloth while warm. Add crystallized ginger
to milk. Place egg yolks into a small bowl; then put half
the mixture from saucepan into the bowl to blend. Stir mixture
with a spoon
and pour back into the saucepan. Place over low heat and
cook until mixture is approximately 200 F. Add 2 cups cold
cream and place into fridge until well chilled. Process in
any ice cream machine. During the last few minutes of ice
sprinkle in individual lavender flowers stripped from lower
- Dream bag (see above)
- Perfuming rooms
- Pot pouri (Lavender and Geranium Potpourri. 4 cups of dry
lavender blossoms - 2 cups dry rose geranium leaves
- 2 cups dry rosemary
-1 oz. orris root - 3-6 drops of lavender oil.
Mix the herbs and oil with the orris root and place in a
Age 4-6 weeks, shaking daily.)
- Enjoy it in the garden
- Perfuming linens (sprigs)
- As an antibiotic
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