Health Benefits of Lavender

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Lavender is a hardy perennial in the mint family.
The herb is a Mediterranean native.   This fragrant, bushy shrub has been widely cultivated for its essential oil. Ancient Greeks and Romans used lavender blossoms to scent bath water, a common use that gave the herb its name, derived from the Latin lavare, meaning to wash.


Aside from it's beauty, Lavender is renowned for it health benefits.  It has been called the Swiss army knife of herbs, as it has many, many benefits.  Here is a list of just a few.



Relieves Headaches

Anxiety

Insomnia

Depression

Pain Relief

Repairs Nerve Damage

Antibacterial

Anti-Fungal

Anti-Septic

Anti-Spasmodic

It's a Disinfectant

Heals Burns

Powerful Stress Reliever

Aids in Cell Repair

Stimulates Hair Growth

Soothes Stomach Cramps

Reduces Irritability

Stabilizes Mood Swings

is an Uplifting Stimulant

Aids in Wound Healing

Reduces Wrinkles & Signs of Aging

an Aphrodisiac (for some)

and more.  Much more.  The old adage 'when in doubt use lavender' is a good one to live by.

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