Such an amazing article about the powerful and plentiful uses of Lavender. This is something EVERYONE should keep in their homes at all times, even those who aren’t holistic-minded. Cleansing, Calming, and Cooling….ahhhh

Vishnu Dass - Ayurveda Blog

Lavender has long been used in many Western herbal traditions. Originally a European herb, it has spread throughout the globe and is cultivated in many countries, including the United States, India, and New Zealand. One of the countries best known for the cultivation of lavender is France.

There is a wide range of lavender species possessing a variety of unique qualities and scents. It is by far one of the most versatile and safe essential oils available, that can even be applied directly to the skin in an undiluted form, as well as in diluted oil blends.

From an Ayurvedic perspective, lavender mainly pacifies pitta and vata with its cooling energy and immediate calming and soothing effects.However, any constitutional type can benefit from its use. Simply smelling lavender relaxes the mind and fills the senses with its tranquil and feminine qualities. It has anti-inflammatory, anti-microbial, hormonal balancing, carminative, sedative, analgesic…

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