Lavender is an herb. The annual and the oil of lavender are acclimated to accomplish medicine.
Lavender is acclimated for restlessness, insomnia, nervousness, and depression. It is aswell acclimated for a array of digestive complaints including meteorism (abdominal abscess from gas in the abdominal or peritoneal cavity), accident of appetite, vomiting, nausea, abdominal gas (flatulence), and agitated stomach.
Some humans use lavender for aching altitude including migraineheadaches, toothaches, sprains, assumption pain, sores, and collective pain. It is aswell acclimated for abscess and cancer, and to advance menstruation.
Lavender is activated to the derma for hair accident (alopecia areata) and pain, and to repel mosquitoes and added insects.
Some humans add lavender to bathwater to amusement apportionment disorders and advance brainy able-bodied being.
By inhalation, lavender is acclimated as aromatherapy for insomnia, pain, and agitation accompanying to dementia.
In foods and beverages, lavender is acclimated as a acidity component.
In manufacturing, lavender is acclimated in biologic articles and as a aroma additive in soaps, cosmetics, perfumes, potpourri, and decorations.
Lavender (scientific name Lavandula angustifolia) is frequently attenuated with accompanying species, including Lavandula hybrida, which is a cantankerous amid Lavandula angustifolia and Lavandula latifolia, from which lavandin oil is obtained.