Lavender is a species of flowering plants in the mint family that are found all over the world. They produce eye-pleasing flowers, smell lovely, and have aromatherapeutic properties which is why they are commonly used in essential oils. Lavender can be used as a culinary herb as well, and has many magickal and healing features.
Main magickal uses: clairvoyance, cleansing, consecration, happiness, healing, love, Midsummer, money, passion, peace of mind, protection, psychic protection, purification, tranquility
Can also be used for: blessings, chastity, divination, dreams, energy, gentleness, good luck, grieving, harmony, keeping secrets, increase the duration of a spell, meditation, memory, psychic development, retention, ritual, sleep, stability, virility, weddings
*Note: In pillows, lavender seeds and flowers help aid sleep and relaxation.
Lavender is widely known for it’s use in aromatherapy. Aside from that, infusions soothe insect bites, burns, and headaches. It can also be used to treat acne when combined with rosewater or witch hazel.
Lavender also treats antiflammatory conditions, and it can be used in balms and salves.