Working with Lavender
Lavender flowers are used to lift the spirits and allay nausea and are said to have a slight sedative quality. Lavender infusion or oil is used for spasms, colic, and neuralgia, internally as well as externally. Lavender oil is effective topically for burns, and a few drops of it may be added to baths before bedtime for persons with sleep disorders. Lavender has long been used in traditional medicine for nervous stomach, spasmodic conditions, flatulence, nervous headache, neuralgia, and vomiting.
Lavender has a taste of AROMATIC, SPICY and a temperature of COOL.
Conditions treated with Lavender
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The information offered in this database is not intended as a substitute for any that may have been prescribed by your health practitioner or physician.