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June 2012 Newsletter

We hope you are enjoying this beautiful spring. LAVENDER SENSE is now open for the 2012 season and we look forward to seeing you again or perhaps for the very first time. Either way, we will make every effort to make your experience fun, interesting and positively memorable.

Last season our lavender was thriving and with the mild winter and our wish for a long warm summer, the plants will continue to flourish and hopefully provide an abundant harvest, once again. By end June the sweet-smelling floral scents will fill the air to the benefit of our daily visitors, retreat guests and our neighbours. Pick-your-own lavender will be available again this season and will usually start in late June or early July.

As always, we invite you to visit us - to enjoy the lavender field, the grounds, the forest and to browse the Boutique. We have many new lavender products for your well-being and enjoyment.

We are open:

THURSDAY TO SATURDAY 10 am to 5 pm
SUNDAY 12 noon to 5 pm.

Outside our regular hours, visits may be scheduled by appointment – just call 519 762 2188 to arrange for a mutually convenient time. The Bed & Breakfast Retreat is available year round by reservation.

And remember to check out our ‘Activities & Events’.

The LAVENDER SENSE Newsletter is to inform, inspire, educate and entertain. We hope it meets your expectations. We welcome your thoughts and ideas as we aim to make this the best lavender newsletter ever.

Sincerely,

LAVENDER SENSE
- a family business
Pamela, Jesper, Adam & Jessica

Health Benefits of Lavender

Lavender essential oil is one of the few essential oils which can be applied directly to the skin. It is anti-bacterial; anti-inflammatory; anti-fungal; anti-septic; anti-toxic and anti-viral, and more.

The essential oils may be used to heal wounds, cuts, burns, bites and bruises. Skin ailments like acne, psoriasis and various types of skin inflammations may be lightened and even healed with lavender essential oil.

Various types of discomfort caused by sore and tense muscles, sprains, and bruises can be relieved by using pure lavender essential oils. The oils are also effective in reducing joint pain. Massaging lavender essential oil in the area of concern is one of the best ways to combat body pain and promote healing.

Lavender essential oil helps calm and relax. It is known to induce sleep and alleviate insomnia. Many visitors share their own experience with lavender essential oils. Here are some of the comments we have received from people after using LAVENDER SENSE essential oils:

  • The pain from a nasty bee sting disappeared within minutes….
  • Migraine headaches ease completely using only a few drops as needed.…
  • Skin irritations disappeared after applying the essential oil...
  • Scalding and burns have healed in record time….

If you have an experience you wish to share for the benefit of others, please drop us an email (info@lavendersense.com).

Learn more about the history and uses of lavender at LavenderSense.com.

*Note: Lavender oil is one of the most useful and safest essential oils available. We always recommend that it is used carefully and sparingly and in the event of skin sensitivity or irritation it should be discontinued. We also recommend you consult a qualified physician, aroma therapist or homeopath before starting any treatment.

Cooking with Lavender

Most people know the lovely scent of lavender, but it is the taste of this fragrant herb of the mint family that truly imparts its delicate essence.

Lavender has a long history in French cooking and particularly the cuisine of Provence. In recent years it has shown up on menus around the world. It enlivens food with its unique and alluring flavour and its fresh and dried flowers looks wonderful on any dish.

We invite you to start cooking with lavender. There are many recipes as lavender can be used in many dishes from appetizers, soups, salads and baked goods to meats and seafood, desserts and even drinks. So, just get started. Be adventurous. Experiment and dare to use lavender in some of your favourite recipes and share with your family and friends.

At LAVENDER SENSE we have several culinary delicacies available for your enjoyment - among others, jams, jelly and marmalade, lavender infused liquid and creamed honey, a variety of custom blends of tea with lavender, Herbs de Provence, just pure Culinary Lavender, and more. So come out and see us. We love to show you our farm, lavender fields, forest and Boutique. If you can't make it - shop on line. During late June to early September we plan to at London’s Covent Garden Market on Saturdays.

For more inspiration and some cooking ideas, please visit ‘Lavender Recipes’.

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