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  • Herb Name:Lavender
  • Botanical Name:Lavandula angustifolia
  • Indian Name:Gulnar

Associated Benefits:

It has aromatic properties and hence used in lotions and creams. It is used to treat restlessness, insomnia and anxiety. It is applied to the skin for hair loss, pain and to repel mosquitoes and other insects. Some people add it to bathwater to treat circulation disorders and improve mental well-being. Lavender contains an oil that seems to have sedating effects and might relax certain muscles.

Side Effects: Do not use with preparations containing iodine or iron.

Ideal for: All skin types .