Things to Make with Dried Lavender (and Lavender Essential Oil)

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things to make with dried lavender

Lavender is well known as a sedative and is often used to calm anxiety and induce sleep.

Besides promoting relaxation, lavender is also uplifting and is thought to be a mild antidepressant.

Lavender is also antibacterial and antifungal.

Lavender is a useful ingredient in natural beauty products and home remedies. Its beautiful color makes is a lovely addition to DIY gifts.

I love lavender so much I wrote an entire book about it!

So, what can you make with lavender?

Here are 13 ideas:

lavender sachet

Image by eppujensen

Lavender pillow

room deodorizing spray

Air Freshener and Calming a Deodorizing Room Spray

Simple DIY Lavender Salve

Lavender Salve

herbal fire logs

Lavender-Rosemary Fire Logs

skin soothing oat and lavender bath

Soothing Oatmeal-Lavender Bath

Beautifying Floral Facial Steam

Rose, Chamomile, and Lavender Facial Steam

lavender shortbread

Lavender Shortbread Cookies

Other Culinary Uses for Lavender

lavender body oil

Lavender Body Oil

lavender scrub

Lavender Foot Scrub

how to make dried lavender pots

Dried Lavender Pots

bath soak tea bag

Lavender-Chamomile Bath Soak

DIY 2-Part Face Masks

Clay and Lavender Face Mask

Where to buy lavender

I usually buy lavender in bulk from Mountain Rose Herbs. Lavender is also available from Amazon.

I buy lavender essential oil from Rocky Mountain Oils.


What do you like to make with lavender?


Top image by ladyligeia/

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Stacy Karen

Stacy is a DIY obsessed, healthy living advocate. A preacher's wife and mom of three, she loves to encourage others to live a natural lifestyle.

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