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Lavandula angustifolia is a member of the mint family (Lamiaceae) and is native to Europe. Lavender flowers are primarily used as a mild sedative and lavender essential oil is used for pain, insect bites, burns, inflammation, small cuts, and other skin conditions.

The American Botanical Council (ABC) is passionate about helping people live healthier lives through the responsible use of herbs and medicinal plants. As an independent, nonprofit education organization, ABC is dedicated to providing accurate and reliable information for consumers, healthcare practitioners, researchers, educators, industry and the media.

Please enjoy this information on lavender made available through the generosity of Integrative Therapeutics’s adoption.

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Additional ABC Lavender Resources 

Lavender flower monograph from Herbal Medicine: Expanded Commission E Monographs.

Lavender flower monograph from The Complete German Commission E Monographs—Therapeutic Guide to Herbal Medicines.

HerbalGram articles


Lavender profile
2007; 73:1,4-5

Lavender Oil Aromatherapy Reduces Falls in Elderly Nursing Home Residents in Long-Term Trial
2013; 97:27

Lavender Oil Inhalation Prior to Surgery-Like Setting Reduces Perceptions of Stress and Pain
2011; 92:39

Lavender Oil May Help Agitation in Severe Dementia
2003; 59:21

HerbClip reviews


Oral Lavender Oil Product Effective and Safe in Generalized Anxiety Disorder
HC# 031461-493, March 31, 2014

With Lavender Aromatherapy, Children Required Fewer Analgesics following Tonsillectomy
HC# 101335-490, February 14, 2014

Effect of Lavender Aromatherapy on Premenstrual Emotional Symptoms
HC# 071354-486, December 13, 2013

Neurological Effects of Lavender Essential Oil
HC# 061355-484, November 15, 2013

Oral Lavender Essential Oil Preparation Does Not Affect Cytochrome P450 (CYP) Enzymes
HC# 041355-480, September 13, 2013 

Abdominal Massage with Diluted Lavender Oil Decreases Symptoms of Infantile Colic
HC# 081213-460, November 15, 2012 

Review of Studies Assessing the Effect of Lavender on Anxiety
HC# 051254-454, August 15, 2012

Lavender-scented Bath Oil Promotes Sleep and Reduces Stress in Infants
HC# 020685-356, July 15, 2008

Lavender Shown to have Mild Relaxation Effects and May Benefit Coronary Circulation
HC# 110573-352, May 15, 2008

Lavender Oil Aromatherapy Clinical Trial - A New Method for Future Trials
HC# 010664-303, April 28, 2006

Lavender Oil's Antispasmodic Activity
HC# 011103-179, June 30, 2000

 

Read the Press Release on Nature's Way's adoption of the HerbMedPro Lavender record.

 
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