Lavender is one of the popular herbs from the mint family. It has the distinctive attractive flower. Due to alluring flower, it is often cultivated as the ornamental plant especially in the temperate climate.
It is the herbaceous perennial plant that grows well in the soil with the adequate drainage facility and with the ample sunlight. Further, the gravely, sandy soil which facilitates adequate infiltration is vital for the optimum yield.
The dried lavender is obtained by the drying at the shade by avoiding the direct sunlight.
Intake of the lavender by the pregnant and breastfeeding women is not advised.
Some of the pronounced health benefits are
1. Insomnia Prevention
The use of the lavender especially the essential oil is useful in the treatment of insomnia and to obtain the sound sleep.
Insomnia is marked by the inability to sleep and it affects a large number of individuals.
Consumption of the lavender essential oil is associated with the soothing of the anxiety due to the goodness of the calming property.
3. Healthy Hair
The goodness of the lavender especially the essential oil produces good effects in obtaining healthy hair cycle.
Further, the use of the lavender oil helps to ward off the common parasite in the hair.
4. Facilitate Digestion
Lavender produces good effects in facilitating adequate digestion of the food. Various abnormalities in the stomach like the gas, upset stomach, abdominal swelling gets soothe by the intake of the lavender.
5. Smooth Circulation
The use of the lavender is associated with the boosting of the circulation of the blood leading to useful effects in the human health.
6. Wound Healing
The goodness of the anti-inflammatory property followed by the useful effects of the antimicrobial property of the lavender produces good effects in the healing of the wound.
Lavender oil has the anti-inflammatory property which produces beneficial effects in the soothing of the inflammation. Various skin abnormalities like acne, eczema can be prevented upon the intake of the lavender.
8. Regulate Sugar Level
Intake of the lavender produces good effects in the regulation of the sugar level in the human body.
This produces good effects for the one suffering from diabetes.
9. A soothing Toothache
The antimicrobial property of the lavender produces beneficial effects in the soothing of a toothache.
10. Healthy Skin
The goodness of the anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial and healing potential of the lavender helps to obtain the healthy skin. This is vital in the prevention of the acne, eczema that is the cause of the series of ailments in the skin.