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Lavender is a plant of the Lamiaceae family, native to Europe and North Africa. It is cultivated as an ornamental plant and also for medicinal and aromatic purposes. The flowers are solitary or in clusters, lavender, purple, or pink in color, about 4 cm in diameter. The history of lavender is long and it has been used for centuries for medicinal, aromatic, and decorative purposes. The plant is mentioned in the Bible and the Talmud, and the Romans used lavender to perfume their baths. Lavender is one of the most popular herbs for promoting sleep. Its relaxing and calming effects help relieve anxiety and stress, which can make sleep easier. Some research shows that lavender can increase sleep time and sleep quality.






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18-60, >60


May be toxic in high doses

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What are Lavender benefits?

Lavender is one of the most popular herbs for promoting well-being and helping to improve sleep. One of the main reasons for this is that lavender has calming and relaxing properties that can be very effective in calming the mind and body and preparing the body for sleep. In addition to being a relaxing herb, lavender is also known to help relieve anxiety and stress, which can also be very helpful for those who suffer from insomnia.

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Lavender and Anxiety

Anxiety is the body's natural response to stress. It's a feeling of fear or apprehension about what's to come. It can be triggered by a specific situation and not last long - which is very common and ok - or it can be a generalized disorder (which is considered a illness) that can bring harm to everyday life and also cause other conditions like depression.

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