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  LAVENDER   
 

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(Lavendula angustifolia)
Common Names: English Lavender, Nardus, Spike.
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Parts Used: Leaves, flowers. Methods Used: Water extraction, oil extraction, alcohol extraction.

Spiritual Uses: A Sacred Herb of the Celts.

Burn for purification and to promote love and happiness. Add to incenses crafted for these purposes.

Physical Uses: Originally a strewing herb and carried to mask offensive odors, Lavender was soon discovered to be more than just a pretty smell.

Lavender tea is a traditional treatment for migraine headaches as well as dizziness, fainting spells, depression and anxiety. A drop of Lavender oil applied to each temple can relieve a headache.

A mild sedative, the tea can also be taken to calm an upset stomach, treat flatulence and prevent vomiting.

An antiseptic, a strong tea or Lavender oil can be used to treat wounds, sores, insect bites, stings and minor burns.

 
 
 
     
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