LAVENDER FLOWER IPHYM Herb Lavandula angustifolia
Latin name: Lavandula angustifolia, Lavandula officinalis MILL.
Common names: Lavender true, Nard Italy, Wardrobe
Parts used: Flowers
Lavandula just lavare, "wash". It makes common use to flavor wild water, or linens in the closets.
Properties LAVENDER FLOWER
- Choleretic and cholagogue
- Sedative of the nervous system
Indications and uses LAVENDER FLOWER
Dosage LAVENDER FLOWER
- Infusion: 50 g / l against dizziness and various spasms and promote diuresis
- Decoction against strains, bruises and rheumatic pain
Recommended associations LAVENDER FLOWER
Botanical description LAVENDER FLOWER
- Under shrub 20-60 cm
- Woody stem
- Linear Leaf
- Very aromatic blue flowers
Lavender is calming and antispasmodic, useful to calm the hacking cough of influenza, whooping cough, asthma, it induces sleep, relieves migraines, headaches, dizziness. Diuretic and diaphoretic, it relieves rheumatism. Its essence is effective against lice.
The advice of our pharmacist-herbalist to extract active ingredients from plants:
How to make an infusion easily
For flowers, leaves, berries and essential oil seeds.
- Pour 500 ml of boiling water (removed from heat once boiling) of 1 c. Coffee (3-5 g) of medicinal plant (or mixture of plants), then cover.
- Let steep for 3 to 5 minutes for fresh plants, and 5 to 15 minutes to dry plants.
- Strain and drink the tea hot or not after adding a little honey or natural syrup.
Prepare your herbal teas and herbal infusions with low mineral water. Water plays an important role as it conveys the properties of plants.
Medicinal herbal drinks usually work best on an empty stomach. Often, teas and herbal teas in small sips throughout the day are suggested to drink, but it is also possible to divide the daily dose of medicinal plants in 2 or 3 doses. Indications are that one simply takes the natural remedy if necessary.