The Modern uses of Lavender
Lavender is packed with therapeutic value and is widely used in various forms for a number of conditions.
Because of its stimulating effect, lavender is often used to elevate mood, reduce mental trauma and revive a tired nervous system. In addition, lavender also has sedative properties that make it a relaxing tonic for both the mind and the body.
If you suffer from stress, tension headaches and migraines, lavender may bring you relief. This popular herb also has anti-inflammatory properties that can help reduce joint and muscular pain.
The antiseptic properties in lavender help ease chapped and irritated skin, wounds, bites and sores along with conditions such as dermatitis, eczema and psoriasis.
Lavender’s potency does not stop here, it is also good for the digestive system and can ease such things as nausea, vomiting, indigestion, colic and gas.
In aromatherapy, lavender can help coughs, colds, bronchitis, asthma, sore throats, laryngitis and even pneumonia.
What a wonderful plant full of healing properties!