Curiosities: Lavandula species are mainly grown for their essential oils, which are used in perfumery, cosmetics, food processing and also in aromatherapy The dried flowers have also been used from time imemorial in pillows, sachets etc. for promoting sleep and relaxation which as been already validaded by scientific authors. Most lavander oils have been well studied with regards to its effect on central nervous system, being characterized by sedative and calming effects.
|Part of the plant used||Mode of processing||Condition being treated|
|Essential oil||Various methods||Flavor and preserved food|
|Essential oil or whole plant||Various methods||Wound healing|
|Essential oil or flower topping||Various methods||Sedative|
|Essential or whole plant and or flower
|Essential oil||Various methods||Microbial and viral infections|