Common Names: Common Lavender, Garden Lavender, Spike Lavender
Scientific Name: Lavandula Angutifolia
Common Uses: Antispasmodic, aromatic, carminative, cholagogue, diuretic, sedative, stimulant, stomachic, tonic, relaxant, antibacterial, antiseptic.
*Warnings: Avoid high doses during pregnancy because it is a uterine stimulant.
Origin: Lavender is a Mediterranean shrub which is cultivated for its aromatic flowers in the United States and Europe.