6 Scent-Sational Things To Do With Lavender Flowers

6 Scent-Sational Things To Do With Lavender Flowers

Even if you aren’t lucky enough to have a garden bursting with lavender flowers, you might be able to find it at a local gardening store, or perhaps even the flower section of your favorite grocer. Alternatively, you can likely find lavender bunches at a farmer’s market, florist, or organic gift shop.

What to do with all of those lovely smelling, purple flowers to hold onto that fragrance for as long as possible?

How to make essential oil from lavender flowers

Perhaps make lavender essential oil (technically an extract), as shown in this tutorial by Condo Blues. Use it in natural cleaners, recipes, or bath products from there.

Lavender roasted onions

Have some organic lavender? Try this mouth-watering lavender and onion side dish. From Veggie Belly.

Thrifty Moisturizing Bath Soak Recipe

Thrifty moisturizing bath soak recipe…looks divine. Tutorial by Sweetwater Style.

DIY Lavender Sachet

Let’s not forget the trusted ol’ lavender sachet; not only does it keep everything smelling amazing, but lavender also is supposed to repel moths, fleas, flies, mosquitoes, and bed bugs. Tutorial by New Nostalgia.


DIY Lavender Soap by Skimbaco Lifestyle

Or maybe create your own homemade soap, like this DIY from Skimbaco Lifestyle.

Simple lavender salve

How about a simple lavender salve? Great for dry hands or elbows. Recipe from A Delightful Home.

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  1. 2

    Oh wow….thanks for featuring my Bath Soak….what fun to stumble on this while reading your awesome blog. Love the layout and the way you feature things. Shame on you for causing me to spend so much time hanging out here!

    • 3

      Ha! So glad you found it! It’s on my to-do list to get back to your blog to let you know. BUT I know I will be spending too much time at your place! 🙂

      Thanks again!

  2. 4

    What a timely post! 🙂 I have a lavendar plant and wasn’t sure what to do with it. Thanks for these ideas!

    • 5

      Yay! Glad we could help. If you still have lavender left over, there’s always the option of taking the little flowers off the stem and just leaving them in a decorative bowl in your bathroom. Few things better than the smell of lavender!