(Lavandula angustifolia Mill, Lavandula vera D.C. spp., Lavandula officinalis) (Lavandula latifolia Spike)



Qualities and Indications

  • Central nervous system sedative (sedative at low dose, stimulant at high dose)

  • Eases agitation

  • Eases anger

  • Eases anxiety

  • Eases depression / low mood

  • Greif and bereavement

  • Hopelessness

  • Insomnia

  • Irritability / intolerance / impatience

  • Mood swings

  • Nervous tension

  • Panic attacks

  • Pre menstrual tension (PMT)

  • Sedative

  • Sense of hopelessness

  • Shock

  • Solar plexus tension

  • Stress and stress related conditions

  • Suspicion


    First Aid

  • Skin care: acne, bruises, burns, dry cracked skin, insect bites, cuts and abrasions, encourages skin healing

  • Eases muscle and joint aches and pains

  • Anti-microbial, anti-septic


Safety information:

Non-toxic, non-irritant, non-sensitising (moderate risk of sensitization if over-used).  Do not take orally / ingest


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