Lavender

LAVENDER (Levandula officinalis) – loose flower herb, herbal tea

LavenderLavender is a well-known, highly fragrant garden flower that has many therapeutic benefits.

Traditional therapeutic use

Internally

  • Sedative.
  • Nerve tonic/booster – lavender is an ingredient of a treatment herbal tea mix for this condition – contact us for a personalised consultation.
  • Bile-stimulant.
  • Antispasmodic.
  • Anti-infection.
  • Anti-flatulence – dissolves wind cramps.
  • Disinfects the intestines and promotes gut health.
  • Anti-rheumatic.
  • Diuretic.
  • Anti-depressant.
  • Anti-fungal.
  • Relieves stress, and anxiety.
  • Helps soothe headaches, and migraines.
  • Appetite enhancer.
  • Breath freshener and mouthwash.

Externally

  • Herbal bath agent (balneological).
  • Aromatic.
  • Soothes bee, wasp, and insect stings.
  • Cures cold sores and blisters.
  • Cures athlete’s foot.

Other

  • Unsweetened tea as a hair rinse to help reduce hair loss and dandruff.
  • For use in sleep and dream pillows.
  • Tucked in drawers to freshen clothing and repel moths.

Possible side effects & interactions

Not known.

Our plants are harvested during particular seasons, times of the day and according to the lunar calendar to ensure the plants or parts of it have the highest nutritional value. For example, roots are picked on a waning moon. Once harvested, they are packaged by hand because we try to avoid using metal equipment and utensils that could reduce the beneficial properties of the plant.

Because these products do contain active ingredients, please ensure that you do not exceed the recommended doses and if in any doubt, or if you experience any side effects – however slight – please consult your doctor or healthcare professional.

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