Lavender (Lavandula Officinalis / Lavendula Angustifolia)
Lavender is a culinary and aromatic herb mainly used to improve sleep and reduce harmful stress levels in the body
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Lavender grows in a wide range of climates. It is easily cultivated in gardens but also considered an invasive plant in many parts of the world. The plant is native to â€“ Europe, Africa, Mediterranean regions, and southwest Asia into southeast India â€“ but has since spread to other parts of the world including the Americas and Australia. Lavender has been used for thousands of years, dating back to ancient Greeks and Romans, and is even mentioned in the Bible.
Lavender is well known for its calming and pungent aroma, making it an attractive scent in aromatherapy. It is also used to soothe insect bites and burns, relieve headaches, and encourage sleep.
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