It is penetrating!! Sweetly floral with lemon and hints of mint. Lavender flowers are gaining great notice in the culinary world. Used extensively in French cooking, and essential to Herbs de Provence.
Combines well with garlic and strong cheeses. A key ingredient to flavor red meats, chicken, pheasant and game. Makes an excellent vinegar. Use sparingly.
There are many health benefits of eating lavender, including upping your intake of vitamins and minerals and protecting your body from antioxidants and stress.