Lavender (Lavandula angustifolia), a.k.a. English Lavender
LAVENDER (Lavandula angustifolia) 0A sweet-scented versatile and popular medicinal plant. A calming, relaxing and soothing herb that helps to bring balance to the mind and body. A first aid used for treating minor wounds and burns, bruises, spots, allergies and insect bites. Taken internally, acts as an effective remedy to treat throat infections, colds, flu, colic, bloating, and catarrhal conditions. The plant helps to lower blood pressure, ease digestive spasms, nausea, and indigestion. Remarkable soothing properties, lavender helps to relief headaches, elevate mood, relax aching muscles and joints, reduce tension, depression, swellings and muscle inflammation. Helpful with releasing stress, hypertension, and in combating insomnia. The most widely used plant among professional practitioners and as a folk remedy since the middle ages.
- Jana Glanzer
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