NATURALLY GROWN LAVENDER DRIED HERB
Botanical Name: Lavandula officinalis
Description: Lavender is a perennial herb growing 1-2' with dense fragrant foliage and purple flower spikes. A herb favorite in the perennial bed.
Culinary Uses: Lavender flowers are typically used as a tea to be taken internally.
External Uses: External uses of Lavender used as an oil, salve or ointment is the safest to use directly on the skin for the relief of insect bites, burns, cuts, cold sores, canker sores, rashes, muscle aches, arthritis, rheumatism, bruises, blisters athletes foot and relieves migraines and headaches when rubbed directly into the temples. As a hair rinse, it is helpful for dandruff and often used as potpourri and in sachets and incense.
Medicinal Parts Used: flowers
Medicinal Properties and Uses of Lavender: Lavender is highly anti-bacterial, sedative and anti-septic helping in the relief of insomnia, depression, anxiety and moods, restlessness, abdominal complaints, rheumatism and loss of appetite, fungal infections eczema, acne and skin infections.
Lavender Tea Recipe: Steep 1 tsp dried herb in 1 cup water. Drink as needed.