Name: Lavender

Latin name: Lavandula angustifolia

Family:  Lamiaceae

Parts Used: Flowers

Taste: mildly bitter

Energetics: Cooling, drying

Key actions: Carminative, nervine, anxiolytic, spasmolytic
Lavender is a soothing and calming herb, beautiful for promoting a good night’s sleep. She aids in supporting a relaxed nervous system, eases spasms, and soothes headaches. Lavender also strengthens the nervous system, gently, of course.*
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