Lavender is a plant that belongs to the Lamiaceae family. It originates in the Mediterranean region and it is used both as an ornamental plant and for herbal medicine purposes. Some of the most popular lavender recipes include herbal tea and lavender oil.
Lavender has a gentle sedating action – slowing heart rate, calming the
mind and soothing the emotions. The Lavender flower essentially harmonises
opposites. Compassion and gentleness are the keynotes for
It has a rich, fragrant, and aromatic scent, as well as a unique floral taste which makes it a great ingredient for many recipes. It is also known for its calming and relaxing benefits.
Throughout History, Lavender was used by ancient peoples around the world for many reasons. Its name comes from the ancient Latin word lavare, meaning to bathe. It is said that even the Egyptian Queen Cleopatra used Lavender and loved its seductive fragrance.
There are many Lavander recipes as this ingredient can be used for both culinary and cosmetic purposes.
Solaris Lavender is certified organic, which guarantees this product has grown on soils on which no pesticide was applied. Techniques like sewage sludge and irradiation, cannot be used when organic food is grown or processed.