HERB CORNER: Lavender
LATIN NAME: Lavandula Augustafolia
Lavender is one of the most common, well known herbs. It known best for its light, flowery aroma and how gentle yet powerful it can be. It is thought that Lavender is native to the Mediterranean, India and Middle East. It has been used for its therapeutic and medicinal benefits for 2500 years. Lavender is most commonly used as an essential oil, in its natural flower form, drank in tea or used in topical body products. Lavender has recently had an increase in its appearance in all types of topical products. From shampoo to pillow spray, it can be found all over the place and its popularity continues to grow. Lavender holds powerful aromatherapy properties, by breathing in this beautiful aroma your body will receive incredible benefits.
Lavender has over 300 identified compounds, and helps in countless ailments. Lavender holds antimicrobial, antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, antispasmodic, analgesic, and antifungal properties. Lavender is highly relaxing and calming for the nervous system. One of Lavenders best known benefits is that of ultimate relaxation and rejuvenation. Lavender is great to improve sleep. This means helping you get to sleep but also improving your quality of sleep. It helps boost the mood and decrease depression, stress and anxiety. Lavender reduces pain and inflammation in injuries and topical ailments. It is packed with antioxidants, which increases wound healing and also promotes collagen production. Lavender is a well known headache remedy.
Topically, Lavender does incredible things. Because it is so calming, it is well known for reducing redness and blemishes on the skin. It improves circulation which in turn prevents premature aging of the skin. Lavender equalizes the pH of the skin while moisturizing and controlling oil production. It may also promote hair growth.
Lavender is one of the most commonly used ingredients in Nourish CBD Products. It can be found in our Spot Treatment Nectar, Cooling Muscle Salve, Respiratory Vapor Salve, Tattoo Recovery Salve, Lavender Bath Bomb, Lavender and Spearmint Bath Bomb, Milk n Honey Bath Bomb, Milk n Honey Lip Balm, Sun Recovery Lip Balm