Lavender (Lavandula) has antifungal, antibacterial, analgesic, anti-inflammatory, anti-insomnia, anticonvulsant, antispasmodic,and antianxiety and antidepressant properties. Lavender is used is traditional medicine to treat restlessness, insomnia, nervousness, and depression. Lavender is used for migraines, nerve pain, and joint pain. It is also used to reverse abdominal swelling from gas, upset stomach, nausea, loss of appetite, and vomiting.
Lavender - Super Blue Lavendula angustifolia
A tea infusion is great as an antidepressant - use in conjunction with other herbs for depression, stress and nervous tension. Great as a headache remedy. Research shows that Lavender oil is a great destroyer of bacteria . Lavender has also been used to relieve muscle spasms.