SERVING SIZE: 1/16 tsp
SPECIES: Lavandula officinalis
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How Can This Ayurvedic Food Make You Feel Great?
Essential oil of lavender has antiseptic and anti-inflammatory properties. It was used in WWII to disinfect floors and wals. Though used to treat burns and acne, topically lavendar oil increases photosensitivity and is cytotoxic.
Like most members of the mint family, the aromatic oils in lavendar have a carminitive effect redirecting Vata downwards.
Lavendar essential oil is used to restore hair growth.