The efficacy of aromatherapy of lavender is thought to be due to the psychological effects of the fragrance combined with physiological effects of volatile oils in the limbic system.
These calming effects of lavender oil and single constituents may be the origin of the traditional use of lavender.
Lavender oil olfaction has been shown to decrease anxiety, as measured by the Hamilton rating scale, 51 and can increase mood scores.
Here’s how you can make this delicious and relaxing lemonade drink:
1 cup raw honey
12 cups pure water
1 drop lavender essential oil (where to find)
6 lemons, peeled and juiced
Lavender sprigs for garnish
Mix all ingredients together and chill. Add more water or raw honey if needed.
Source: Complete Health & Happiness.