Lavender, is one of the most widely used, versatile herbs known today. Lavender flowers have long since been used to treat digestive problems, insomnia, anxiety, and restlessness. Until World War I, lavender was used to treat and disinfect wounds. For centuries, English farmers would place lavender flowers in their hats to prevent headache and sunstroke. Women would place sachets of lavender in their closets and wardrobes for fragrance and as a moth repeallent, whereas hospitals used lavender as an antiseptic and disinfectant to sterilize surfaces and equipment!
Lavender is an extremely useful, beneficial and versitale herb.It can be used to treat a variety of ailments, contains antibiotic, antiseptic, disinfectant, antiviral and anti-inflammatory properties, has a pleasant aroma and calming qualities. Lavender is truly a must for every home!