Also Known as Common Lavender, English Lavender, French Lavender, Garden Lavender, Spanish Lavender, Spike Lavender, True Lavender
History: Lavender is well-known for its aromatic qualities. In fact, It was originally used by the Egyptians as a perfume. Later the Romans used Lavender oil and flowers to scent their baths. In more modern times, lavender water was used to recover from being faint, head pains, and for easing tension. Today, Lavender continues to be a popular sent and its flowers are often used in soaps.
Modern Uses: Lavender is used for Internally for Mood disturbances such as restlessness or insomnia, functional abdominal complaints (nervous stomach irritations, Roehmheld syndrome, meteorism, nervous intestinal discomfort). Externally lavender is used in bath therapies for the treatment of functional circulatory disorders.