Item description for Lavender: Growing & Using Lavender for Fragrance, Mood & Body Care by Jessie Hawkins...
Overview Provides information on growing and using lavender flowers and oils in healing, cooling, and in beauty products.
All of lavender's luscious qualities come together in this comprehensive volume that covers how to grow it and use its flowers and oils for a variety of healing, cooking, and beauty purposes. Drying lavender for making sachets, wands, and wreaths is covered, as well as extracting its essential oils to make body oil, body powder, and lip balm. A culinary section features recipes for making staples such as lavender pepper, salt, honey, sugar, and vinegar, as well as full meals that feature herbed chevre with crostini, lavender pistachio lamb chops, and lavender ice cream. Lavender's healing properties include alleviating motion sickness, reducing nightmares, and acting as a decongestant—instructions for preparing the herb for these purposes are included.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 0.5" Width: 7.5" Height: 6.75" Weight: 0.66 lbs.
Release Date May 1, 2008
Publisher Silverleaf Press
ISBN 1933317787 ISBN13 9781933317786
Availability 0 units.
More About Jessie Hawkins
Kristine Farley is an herbalist, post-partum doula, and natural products cosmetologist. She is a former herbal columnist for Gentle Spirit, and co-owns the herbal products company Herbal Momma. She lives in Bonney Lake, Washington.