Lavender

 

Common names:

  • Lavender

 

Essential components:

  • Linalool

 

Properties:

  • Analgesic
  • Antimicrobial
  • Anti-inflammatory

 

Summary:

  • Lavender is a popular herb that is most commonly used as an essential oil. It can help with skin blemishes and eliminate bacteria on the surface of the skin. This herb can also be used for calming anxiety and nerves.

 

Uses:

  • Essential oil
  • Extract
  • Herbal tea

 

Precautions:

  • Lavender can increase blood pressure if used internally in excessive amounts.