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Other Names: Lavender, Elf Leaf, Nard, Spikenard, Spike, English Lavender, True Lavender, Lavender Flower, Lavandula Vera
Traditional Usages: Apoplexy, Falling Sickness (Epilepsy), Dropsy, Cramps, Convulsions, Aromatic, Flavouring Agent, Tonic against Faintness, Heart Palpitations, Giddiness and Colic, Promotes Appetitie, Dispels Flatulence, Applied Externally for Toothache, Neuralgia, Sprains, Rheumatism, Aromatherapy, Inhalant, Antiseptic, Chilblains, Insomnia, High Blood Pressure, Physical and Mental Exhaustion, Stress, Sluggish Circulation, Sinusitis, Bladder Infection, Lavender Bath, Throat Infections, Chest Complaints, To repel Nits and Fleas and Deter Evil Spirits
Resources: Mediterranean: France, England, Italy, Norway
Parts Used: Flower, Essential Oil
Herbal Research: Lavender
Lavender Oil - Herbal remedy for Bacterial Vaginitis: Lavender oil mixed with myrrh and with apricot kernel oil can be applied to the labia.
Lavender Oil - Herbal remedy for Bulimia: Put 1-3 drops Lavender oil on a tissue or handkerchief and inhale immediately.
Lavender Oil - Herbal remedy for Chilblains: Rub lavender oil on affected area or add a few drops of oil in a tub of warm water and soak toes and legs in it.
Lavender Oil – Herbal remedy for Head Lice: Apply three tablespoons of Lavender oil to hair and scalp. Leave for 30-minutes and wash as usual.
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