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Lavender is an herb that has been used for centuries and offers a plethora of health benefits. Originally grown in the Mediterranean, lavender flowers and oil are widely used. Dried lavender flowers are used in many natural remedies which proved to have antiseptic, producing calming and relaxing effects. English Lavender is the most common strain of the lavender family which is used in herbal medicine. Because of the tannin, mineral substances, and essential oils, lavender flowers have antiseptic, nerve stimulating, and calming effects. Essential oils derived from a lavender plant serve as a wonderful medicine. Lavender essential oils are used in cosmetology, perfumery and many other areas. The healing properties of oils can help treat bruises and burns; lavender stems and leaves are also used in aromatherapy. In addition, lavender contains the so-called honey, which is an excellent remedy. Lavender is also used in commercial fragrances and lavender scent is traditionally used in sachets and potpourri. Lavender flowers serve as an insect repellent to protect clothes.




Lavender is used as a treatment for the following conditions:

  • Insomnia 
        Lavender helps in inducing sleep due to its sedative properties. You can also use it to sooth babies. In order to induce             sleep, keep lavender flowers next to your pillow. You can also inhale the scent of lavender by applying its oil to                         clothes. You can infuse lavender into a tea which serves as a great relief for headaches.
  • Tension and Stress
        The lavender herb helps to get rid of headaches and nausea due to its soothing scent. The calming properties of lavender         oil on the senses help relieve depression and anxiety. It can also reduce muscular pains.... To ease muscular pain, add a            few drops of Lavender oil into bath water.
  • Digestion Problems/Abdominal Pain
        The lavender herb may also help in reducing excessive bloating and gas.
  • Rheumatism   
        The Lavender herb is beneficial in treating rheumatism and arthritis because it tends to relax muscles and ease pain.
  • Respiratory Problems
        The Lavender herb helps in treating asthma, coughs, and colds. By clearing the respiratory pathway, it helps with                     breathing.
  • Loss of appetite
  • Skin Problems    
        Due to the antibacterial properties of lavender, it can be used in the treatment of skin ailments such as acne, eczema,
        infections, psoriasis, and burns. It can be applied to cuts and scrapes in which case it helps speed up the formation
        of new tissue.
Lavender has been used for other conditions such as: joint inflammation, fainting, neuralgia, vertigo,heart palpitations, epilepsy,  sprains, flatulence, colic, vomiting, toothache,  snakebites, loss of voice,  abscess, alopecia, athletes foot, insect bites, boils, allergies, sunburn, cystitis, earache. 

Thus, lavender possesses many healing properties and can be used for relaxation to relieve stress and insomnia. In addition, the inhalations  of lavender infusions will help to consolidate and protect your organism! You will be less susceptible to infections and fatigue. Additionally, both fresh and dried lavender can be used in cooking which adds a beautiful color and a savory flavor to many dishes.

2/6/2015 14:19:20

The healing properties of oils can help treat bruises and burns; lavender stems and leaves are also used in aromatherapy. In addition, lavender contains the so-called honey, which is an excellent remedy.

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12/20/2015 23:15:51

Lavender essential oils are used in cosmetology, perfumery and many other areas.

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