Lavender, Lavandula, is a genus of 47 known species of flowering plants in the mint family, Lamiaceae. The most widely cultivated species, lavendula angustifolia, is often referred to as lavender, and there is a color named for the shade of the flowers of this species.
Lavender is a sedative, diuretic, carminative, antiseptic, anti-viral, and anti-inflammatory herb that has been medicinally used for centuries.
Lavender is known to help relieve nervous headaches, migraines, anxiety, depression, insomnia, dizziness, bloating, indigestion, flatulence, hypertension, asthma, and reduce symptoms from colds, flu, & fever.
Lavender relieves headaches, calms nerves, eases menstrual problems, heals acne, soothes insect bites, and eases the symptoms of vertigo, memory loss, melancholy and more.
Today, it is used in herbal remedies and is oftentimes the first choice of massage therapists for their clients.
Eye pillows and sachet of all sorts filled with lavender are natural sleep aids, easing stress and lifting…