Lavender Coffee Is Trending! What Is This Viral Drink & Its Benefits?

Take a big sniff of the fresh lavender flowers and buds while the season lasts.

by Ankita Mazumdar
Lavender Coffee Is Trending! What Is This Viral Drink & Its Benefits?

Recently, lavender-infused drinks, especially coffee, have been gaining popularity. Another drink has made headlines with coffee aficionados and there is no surprise as to why. It is the season of spring and pretty lavender has started to bloom. There is an abundance of lavender all around you, so why would it not make it to the coffee? So much so that Starbucks has introduced a lavender latte called Iced Lavender Oat Milk Latte. Without further ado, let’s get into the viral drink – Lavender coffee!

What Is Lavender Coffee?

Adding the sweet essence of lavender to your morning coffee is a simple and easy way to lift your classic coffee drink. If you like to ground your roasted coffee beans, just add a couple of dried lavender buds before you start brewing your coffee. It is as easy as that! This way you can have an authentic flavour of lavender rather than artificial ones. 

If you prefer to use syrup, then prepare a quick syrup with sugar, water and lavender buds. Add this to your coffee and voila, you have a comforting cup of rich coffee and lavender to start your day! As for the taste, this drink has sweet notes of lavender with a distinct taste of sweetness and bitterness!

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Benefits Of Drinking This Viral Drink

We know you cannot wait to take a big sniff from your dried batch of lavender but here are some of the benefits of drinking lavender coffee:

  • Lavender has many antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial properties.
  • Coffee is known to have properties associated with inducing anxiousness and impacting sleep patterns. Therefore, adding lavender extracts to your coffee can help with calmness because of a substance called ‘linalool’ is found here.
  • Most of these lavender coffee drinks are prepared with milk or milk alternatives. In this manner, you get to enjoy more protein, vitamins and minerals. These additional vitamins and minerals are crucial for the human body.
  • There have been reports where it states that consuming this drink twice a day helps to reduce anxiety and depression. Hence soon, people might just swap out their regular herbal lavender tea for lavender coffee.
  • In general, lavender helps in digestion and overall helps to soothe any stomach discomforts like bloating.
  • The regular intake of lavender can help you lower your blood pressure, better sleep and may help to reduce stress.

If you are looking for a calming drink, then lavender coffee should be your go-to drink.

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