At the present time equally is used in alternative medicine and cosmetics industry.
Plant lavender grows as a small bush to a height of 30-70 cm.
Lavender is easy to grow in dry and in humid climates. In medicinal purposes are used flowered plants that have an antiseptic and soothing effect.
The lavender flower contains mineral and bitter substances, tannins and essential oils.
It is most often used for the treatment of digestive organs, heart disease, hypertension, bronchial asthma, rheumatism, anxiety, insomnia, headaches and dizziness.
Lavender soothes the stomach, relieves bloating of the stomach, stimulates urination and excessive menstrual bleeding, a beneficial effect on the nervous system, prevents infection of the skin and mucous membranes.
It also accelerates cell regeneration, soothes a cough, eliminates bad breath …
Lavender – the beauty and healer
Lavender tea is recommended for stimulating digestion, calm the stomach, carminative and gases.
Besides used for rinsing and disinfecting the wounds of the skin and mucous membranes.
Lavender tea is prepared so that one teaspoon of lavender flowers poured with 2,5 dl of boiling water and after 10 minutes filtered.
It can be drunk hot and if is used for washing leave it to cool.
Lavender essential oil is an excellent natural remedy for the treatment of burns, insect bites and has extremely beneficial effect on the nervous system.
A few drops of lavender oil on your pillow will be useful for eliminating stress and easing insomnia.
It has a very antiseptic effect and makes an excellent replacement for iodine or alcohol in case of injuries.
Even acts as a mild anesthetic.
Because of the strong and pleasant smell lavender oil is traditionally used in cosmetics for the preparation of perfumes, soaps and bath.
Since stimulates tissue regeneration is an ideal ingredient for the production of various creams for face and body.
Also is useful for the treatment of acne and pimples, psoriasis, eczema and related skin changes.
Lavender oil is often used for massage because it relaxes the muscles and thus can eliminate a headache which is the main cause of tension.
This massage also relieves rheumatic pains.
Lavender is a highly regarded herb in aromatherapy, primarily because it seems that harmonizes the spirit, soothe and achieve a balance of mind.
In order to eliminate the tension caused by daily routine is useful to add a few drops of lavender oil in a water bath, at the end of the day in the evening.
Finally, you should know that lavender is a good insecticide.
If you drop in closets with clothes provides effective protection against moths.
Note: People with diabetes, pregnant and lactating women still need to be especially vigilant when it comes to the use of lavender.