Monthly Archives: February 2013

22
Feb

Lavender For Mother’s Day

Lavender is the ultimate feminine scent, so why not spoil your mum this Mother’s Daywith a beautiful lavender scented gift? Traditionally sprigs of lavender were given to women in labour, as squeezing the fragrant bundles was said to give them … Continue reading

Published Date: 22nd February 2013
Category: Cooking with lavender, Dried lavender, General
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15
Feb

Uses Of Lavender In Medicine

It is believed that lavender has been used medicinally since ancient times, and it still proves an effective remedy today. Not only is lavender a wonderful aromatic, but it also has a number of proven medical properties, as a result … Continue reading

Published Date: 15th February 2013
Category: General
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08
Feb

Lavender Shortbread: Kate Middleton’s Pregnancy Craving

There are not many things that we don’t love about Kate Middleton, and slightly envy her for – if only my daughter had gone to University at St Andrews! However being rushed to hospital with severe morning sickness is not … Continue reading

Published Date: 8th February 2013
Category: Cooking with lavender, General
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01
Feb

Lavender and Love

With Valentine’s Day approaching, it seems a good time to examine some of the symbolic uses of lavender, and what lavender has often been thought to mean. As far back as Roman times lavender was highly prized for its use … Continue reading

Published Date: 1st February 2013
Category: General
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