Lavender, Lavandula officinalis, is a relaxing nervine that eases tension and anxiety. It is specific for high-strung, nervous, self-absorbed people who need to relax. It lifts mood and is mildly antidepressant. Lavender has a mild analgesic effect and can ease headaches and migraines when taken soon after onset. The essential oil of lavender is antifungal and is a great remedy for burns.
No known warnings.
This can be taken as an infusion, tincture, or essential oil.