Recovery Garden- Lavender
A lot of physiological challenges happen as your body begins withdrawal (detox) and restore itself. Did you know lavender can be a significant layer to the healing journey in recovery? Lavender can help with symptoms of detox which include; anxiety reduction, digestive support, restlessness, and insomnia. You can use explore and use lavender in its living form, dried herbal or as an essential oil. Self-care practices that can be engaged with lavender are to take a warm bath with some drops of lavender essential oil. Another application would be massaging lavender oil on feet. This can be especially powerful to support the grounding and calming effect of lavender.
From a low-maintenance plant lavender will reward you with, self-care, mindfulness, spiritual applications, colorful flowers and a wonderful fragrance. Once you master the basics of giving plants a proper site and pruning regularly, you’re on your way to a gorgeous, productive recovery garden.