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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
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The potential use of lavender (Lavandula intermedia) in protection of stored wheat against storage insect, pp.
In a recent investigation, reduction of L-dopa induced oxidative toxicity in mouse models was observed after treatment with Lavandula angustifolia (25).
The 2017 research, published in the Journal of Clinical Diagnosis Research, compared the effect of Lavandula officinalis and Venlafaxine in treating these patients with either mild or moderate depression over a six-month period.
For example, inhalation of lavender oil containing 35.35% linalyl acetate as its main component relieved migraine headaches [15]; inhalation of neroli oil containing 19.5% linalyl acetate [16] and inhalation of Lavandula hybrida Reverchon cv.
Rose (Rosa damascena) and lavender (Lavandula angustifolia) relieved anxiety and depression in postpartum women (Conrad & Adams, 2012).
Lianool and Linalyl are the important constituents in Lavandula officials oil.
The most common genus for this purpose is Lavandula, which belongs to the family Lamiaceae.
As lavender oil has been shown to have acetylcholinesterase inhibitory, neuroprotective (from glutamate-induced toxicity) and antioxidant properties (perhaps attributed to constituent such as linalool and linalyl acetate), they chose to use extracts of Lavandula angustifolia ssp.
The present study was undertaken in order to investigate the antioxidant and antiapoptotic activities of the lavender essential oils from Lavandula angustifolia ssp.