Lavender Spike


Botanical Name: Lavandula latifolia
Family: Lamiaceae (labiatae)
Country: Spain
Parts Used: Flowering tops/Steam distillation
Biochemical Class: Alcohol, Ketone, Oxide
Fragrance: Penetrating, fresh, herby, camphoraceous
Perfume Note: Top
Characteristics: Clearing, alert, sharp
Properties: Analgesic, antidepressant, antiseptic, antispasmodic, cholagogue, cicatrizant, cytophylactic, decongestant, diuretic, emmenagogue, insecticide, rubefacient, sudorific, vulnerary
Indications/Uses
Cardio-Vascular: Sluggish circulation
Digestive: Colic, dyspepsia, colitis (viral), flatulence
Endocrine:
Genito-Urinary: Spotty/irregular menses, cramping
Immune: Flu, immunostimulant
Integumentary: Acne, fungal infections, scar tissue, ringworm, wounds, abscesses, insect bites/stings
Muscular-Skeletal: Rheumatic pain, rheumatoid arthritis, swelling
Nervous: Neuritis, neuralgia, depression, headaches
Respiratory: Bronchitis, chronic emphysema, asthma, laryngitis, tonsillitis
Emotional:
Chakra:
Usage Notes
Method of Use: Inhalation, massage, compress
Cautions: Mild neurotoxin-use with caution, avoid with high blood pressure

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