“I judge that the flowers of lavender quilted in a cappe and dayly worn are good for all diseases of the head that come of a cold cause and that they comfort the braine very well.”
~ William Turner, A New Herbal, 1568
I could use some comfort for my brain right now, couldn’t you? Time to break out the lavender.
The few sprigs I saved from the plants I started last summer are so pretty in photographs.
I think I’ll get one of my essential oil diffusers going with lavender today too. I diffuse a combination of lavender and cedarwood essential oils at bedtime when I’m feeling keyed up and know it to be calming.
It’s turned cold again and we are expecting a dump of snow over the next few days. It seems winter is not finished with us quite yet.
Today, I’ve got a marathon baking day planned while Gerry ventures out for a winter snowshoe trek.
Random snippets as life begins turning back toward normal.