Lavender (Lavandula angustifolia)

Origin:

Country of origin: Cape Verde, Canary Islands, Southern Europe, North and East Africa, the Mediterranean, South East India
Cultivation: In most regions with moderate climate

Valuable substances in lavender:

150 therapeutic substances, including vitamin A, calcium and iron

Health benefits:
  • Relieves stress, anxiety and insomnia
  • Relieves muscle aches, headaches, stomach upsets
  • Reduces bleeding
  • Improves blood circulation
  • Acts antibacterial, antiseptic and antibiotic
Beauty benefits:
  • Anti-inflammatory
  • Softens, moisturizes, tones and tightens
  • Treats skin disorders, including acne, eczema, dandruff, hair loss
  • Stimulates cellular processes
  • Soothes redness and burns
How do celebrities use it?

Actress Charlize Theron pours a few drops of lavender oil in the bath water or rubbs it in the ends of her hair.

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