16. Grapefruit Lavender Lemonade
Grapefruit is a bit on the bitter side, so it adds more complexity and flavor to your lemonade. Plus, you’ll end up with a nice peachy color!
- 1/2 cup pure cane sugar
- 1/2 cup boiling water
- 2 tbsp. dried lavender
- 2/3 cup fresh grapefruit juice
- 1/3 cup fresh lemon juice
- 3 cups cold water
- Combine the sugar and hot water and stir until the sugar is dissolved
- Add the lavender to a tea infuser and steep for about 10 minutes
- Remove the infuser and discard the lavender
- Add the tea to a pitcher containing the grapefruit juice, lemon juice, and cold water.
- Stir until combined and store in the refrigerator until chilled
- Serve over ice and enjoy!
17. Cherry Lavender Lemonade
This recipe is easy to make and it has very simple ingredients. All you need is 4 simple ingredients you probably already have at home
- 1/3 cup water
- 5 tablespoons coconut sugar
- 1/3 cup cherries (fresh is best)
- 4 lavender sprigs (or 1 1/2 teaspoons dried lavender buds)
- juice of 4-5 lemons
- 3 cups water
- In a pot add the water, sugar, and cherries.
- Bring to a boil, stirring to dissolve sugar.
- When it starts to boil reduce heat to a low simmer and add the lavender.
- Simmer gently for 10 minutes.
- Strain, pressing the cherries to get all of their juices.
- Place the juice, cherry syrup, and water in a jug and stir till combined.
- Serve and enjoy!
18. Matcha Lavender Lemonade
In some cases, caffeine can help temporarily halt a migraine in its tracks. Plus, matcha will give you more energy to recover from your painful company.
- 1 cup hot water
- 2 cups pure cane sugar
- 2 cups fresh lemon juice
- 1 1/2 tablespoon matcha
- 1 tablespoon lavender
- 3 1/2 cups ice water
- Pour sugar and hot water into a small saucepan and stir.
- Add the lavender to the saucepan and steep for 10 minutes.
- Strain the lavender mixture into a blender.
- Stir in lemon juice and matcha.
- Pulse until the mixture is smooth.
- Transfer mixture into a large pitcher and stir in ice water.
- Let it sit for 5 minutes, stir once again and serve.
Other Ways To Use Lavender To Relax
- Mix 5 to 6 drops of Lavender essential oil to your bath water if you have dry skin.
- Diffuse 10 to 12 drops of Lavender essential oil into the air during your workday for natural stress relief.
- Add 2 drops of Lavender oil per ounce of your favorite lightly scented, unrefined organic oil (like almond oil or olive oil) for a body oil with all the benefits of lavender for improving your skin, relaxing your mind, warding off insects or helping you sleep.