|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.
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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.
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
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.