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Related to Lavandula: Lavandula angustifolia, Lavandula officinalis, Lavandula stoechas

lavender

/lav·en·der/ (lav´en-der)
1. any plant of the genus Lavandula.
2. a preparation of the flowers of L. angustifolia or of the lavender oil extracted from them; used for loss of appetite, dyspepsia, nervousness, and insomnia; also widely used in folk medicine.
A perennial herb that contains coumarins—e.g., coumarin and umbelliferone, flavonoids, tannins, triterpenoids, and volatile oils. Lavender is said to have antibacterial, carminative and sedative effects

lavender,

n Latin names:
Lavandula officinalis, Lavandula latifolia, Lavandula angustifolia, Lavandula stoechas; part used: flowers; uses: sedative, anxiolytic, insomnia, appetite stimulant, aromatherapy; precautions: CNS depression. Also called
aspic, echter lavendel, English lavender, esplieg, French lavender, garden lavender, lavanda, lavande commun, lavandin, nardo, Spanish lavender, spigo, spike lavender, or
true lavender.
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When extracted oils used at a concentration of 10,000 ppm, both Lavandula stoechas and Menthapulegium showed no significant differences with control after 24hr of treatment (Table 2).
Silexan (1) is an essential oil produced from fresh Lavandula angustifolia flowers by steam distillation that has been licensed in Germany as herbal medicinal product for the treatment of states of restlessness during anxious mood (Uehleke et at.
Another 10 aromatic plants were identified in the study area (Achillea ageratum, Eucalyptus camaldulensis, Juniperus oxycedrus, Lavandula pedunculata, Myrtus communis, Phagnalon saxatile, Pinus halepensis, P.
Silexan, an orally administered Lavandula oil preparation, is effective in the treatment of 'subsyndromal' anxiety disorder: a randomized, double-blind, placebo controlled trial.
Silver foliage shrubs and perennials such as the sunloving lavandula angustifolia, brachyglottis Sunshine and helichrysum italicum provide soft, silver mounds of foliage.
Lavandula Angustifolia EoAC" or true lavender EoAC" has been cleverly worked into a new lavender collection for summer.
Try its timeless Lavandula for a heady rush of lavender.
Researchers from the University of Coimbra in Portugal distilled lavender oil from the Lavandula viridis L'Her shrub that grows in southern Portugal.
Lavandula angustifolia (found in another) is lavender, bisabolol (found in one) is the main active ingredient in chamomile essential oil, and Chamomilla recutita (found in another) is chamomile.
The Latin name for the Lavender genus is Lavandula.