Lavender gives off a very pleasant, relaxing scent, which is due to the many essential oils it contains. It has antiseptic properties, removes headaches, stimulates the nervous system, helps in the proper functioning of the intestine and stomach, while combats insomnia. In the culinary field lavender is commonly used for herbal teas (1 tablespoon dried flowers in a cup of boiling water for 5 minutes). Beyond that, the more adventurous users, use lavender in pastries to scent their cakes, jelly, sorbet, ice cream, cookies, etc. Also used to cook several dishes, in order to give a tasteful and enjoyable touch full aroma.