What You Need to Know About Lavender
Lavender is known for its pleasant aroma and purple flowers. Originating from the mountainous regions of the Mediterranean, today lavender is cultivated all over the world. It is also used in aromatherapy and phytotherapy in the form of tea or herbal tea. The use of lavender infusion dates back many centuries in different cultures for traditional medicine and herbal remedies.
Since Antiquity, lavender has been prized by the Romans for its pleasant smell: they used it to perfume their linen. In the Middle Ages, it started to be used in perfumes. However, its medicinal properties are still little known today. So what is lavender known for?
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Infusions and teas that contain lavender were already considered a soothing remedy in traditional medicine. A scientific study by a medical university has shown that the inhalation of steam escaping from the infusion of lavender flowers can slow down the activity of the nervous system. This is especially proof of the soothing benefits and virtues of this plant for our organism. This helps fight anxiety, insomnia, stress and depression.
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