Lavender (Lavandula Augustifolia) The safest and best-known plant. Lavender or Lavendula Augustifolia is best known for promoting relaxation. You can use the whole plant of lavender from its leaves, to flower to buds.
Application methods of Lavender
- Lavender can be used in the bath or shower.
- Diffused for aromatherapy benefits.
- Massage, diluted.
- Mixed with body butter.
Helps improve sleep. Reduce anxiety, stress, depression. Helps with burns and wounds. Improves skin and reduces acne. Helps with eczema and psoriasis. Helps relieve headaches. Lower blood pressure.
acne, analgesic, antiallergenic, antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, anti-microbial, antiseptic, anxiety, asthma, athlete’s foot, boil, bruise, burn, chickenpox, chilblains, childbirth, colic, dandruff, depression, dermatitis, diuretic, earache, flatulence, headache, hypertension, insect bites, insecticide, insect repellent, insomnia, irritability, itchiness, lice, migraine, muscle pain and stiffness, nausea, nightmares, rheumatism, scabies, sedative, sprains and strains, stress, stretch mark, sunburn, vomiting whooping cough, wounds.
Blends well with basil, bay, benzoin, bergamot, black pepper, cajeput, calamus, camphor, caraway, carrot seed, cedarwood, chamomile, cinnamon, citronella, clary sage, clove, cypress, elemi, eucalyptus, fennel, fir needle, frankincense, geranium, German chamomile, grapefruit, helichrysum, hyssop, juniper, lemon, lemongrass, lemon eucalyptus, lime, mandarin, manuka, marjoram, melissa, myrrh, neroli, niaouli, nutmeg, orange, oregano, palmarosa, patchouli, peppermint, petitgrain, pine, roman chamomile, rose geranium, rosemary, sage, sandalwood, spearmint, spearmint, spikenard, spruce, etageres, tea tree, thyme, valerian, vetiver.
Avoid using while driving sedative properties can cause drowsiness. Do not use if you have estrogen dependent cancer. Always consult a doctor if you are are unsure.