Category Archives: Lavender: Health Benefits and Uses {Updated}

Lavender and Dodder Syrup Appears as Effective as Citalopram for Depression with Anxiety in Adults

Affecting 350 million people globally, major depressive disorder (MDD) is a chronic illness with a lifetime prevalence rate of 17% per individual. Comorbid anxiety can increase its severity. To treat this co-occurrence, selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors or serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors are generally prescribed; however, half of patients using such drugs fail to respond due to adverse effects. The use of

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It’s A Lavender Season! Lavender Association of Colorado

The cultivar of the Month June 2020 Cultivar of the Month Lavandula angustifolia ‘Hidcote Pink’ Hidcote Pink is another versatile lavender grown in Colorado.  It is an excellent culinary variety.  It produces an exceptionally sweet oil that several growers use in conjunction with other lavender essential oils to make unique blends.  Planted with purple lavenders, the pink flowers make the

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Oregon Lavender Association April 2020 Newsletter

The Oregon Lavender Association  invites you to enjoy lavender  all year round! Announcements and Events April 2020 We hope that this newsletter finds you well.  Spring reminds us that even after the darkest winter, life is persistent and resilient, as are we.  We hope that the ideas in here will offer a respite from the more stressful events in our lives

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LAVENDER’S MEDICINAL AND AROMATHERAPY USES

There are few scents in this world that evoke the feeling of clean – lavender is one of them. Its common and scientific name originates from lavare, the Latin word for wash or bathe. Lavender was popular as a linen-washing herb in Europe, no doubt due to its pleasant aroma, but it also possesses antiseptic qualities and can help to

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Lavender: Health Benefits and Uses {Updated}

Lavender is an herb native to northern Africa and the mountainous regions of the Mediterranean. The herb is highly regarded for skin and beauty and is commonly used in fragrances and shampoos to help purify the skin. It can be purchased over-the-counter (OTC) from drugstores, and some versions are used to add flavor to baked goods and foods. There are

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