Whether rubbed directly onto skin or infused in warm bath water, lavender flowers soothe, balance and help to cleanse. Their distinctive scent calms the mind and promotes restful sleep.
Lavandula angustifolia is a perennial, shrub-like plant that's part of the mint family. The violet flowers are picked as soon as they begin to open. They are then used fresh, distilled for oil, dried for use in infusions and tinctures, or simply for decoration.
If you’re struggling with sleepless nights then lavender is a great ally to have when trying to switch off before bed. Its flower is filled with linalool, a substance known for its sedative effects on the nervous system.
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