Lavender

Lavandula angustifolia

Herbal Actions

  • Sedative
  • Anxiolytic
  • Antioxidant
  • Analgesic
  • Anticonvulsant
  • Antibacterial

Used For

  • Insomnia & restlessness
  • Stress & anxiety
  • Nervous stomach irritations & discomfort
  • Tension headaches & migraines
  • Loss of appetite

Avoid If...

You have a lavender allergy or to be used in high concentrations during pregnancy

References

  • Blumenthal, M., & Busse, W. R. (1998). Expanded Commission E Monographs. Austin, Texas : Boston : American Botanical Council

  • World Heath Organisation. (2007). WHO Monographs on Selected Medicinal Plants: Volume 3. World Health Organisation, Geneva