Lavender is one of the most amazing plants we sell. It has amazing medicinal properties and it is a joy to have in the garden. It makes for a great companion plant to help ward off insects. Let's look at some of the well known benefits of Lavender:
Settle upset stomach
Lavender contains polyphenols. If you chew on the leaves or make a tea you can ease gas, bloating, and eliminate cramping.
Reduces blood pressure
By lowering your blood pressure, Lavender also lowers the risk of heart attack or stroke by easing pressure on the blood vessels. Ancient Asian blood pressure treatments regularly include this biennial flower.
Stimulates hair growth
By steeping the flowers of Lavender you can create a wonderful tea-like solution that can be used like a shampoo in your hair. This stimulate hair follicles and hair growth.
Heals cuts and scrapes
Crushing the leaves and putting it on a cut can heal the injury faster. It can also help prevent infections from forming around the wound. Children react much better to getting their cuts treated when it is flowers and leaves. Use the leaves and flowers to make a fresh paste and place it on the injury.
Stress reduction and anxiety relief
From insomnia to just decompressing after a long day, Lavender is famous for it's soothing properties. Beginners who are just learning the techniques to meditation.