Lavandula angustifolia, Lavare, Elf Leaf.
Lavender has the Latin name Lavare, which means “to wash”, due to its aroma that gives the feeling of a clean aroma. Lavender is recommended as the most useful and versatile essence for therapeutic purposes. The odor of lavender is conducive to long life and for a greater acceptance and understanding of old age.
If one gazes upon the plant all sorrow departs and a joyous calmness settles getting rid of the depression and hurt. It is a known essential bath oil and used in bath spells. That is the power of Lavender. The essential lavender oil heightens sexual desire in men. Lavender calms headaches caused by stress and fatigue.
Lavender attracts energy of a high vibration and is useful in mediation for seeking higher awareness. It energizes and harmonizes the root, heart, and crown chakras. It is mostly used in healing mixtures. It is worn as a protection against the evil eye. Carrying lavender brings strength and courage. Lavender is also used as a charm for protection.
The health benefits of lavender essential oil include its ability to remove nervous tension, relieve pain, disinfect scalp and skin, enhance blood circulation and treat respiratory problems.
Lavender flowers strewn into bonfires act as an offering to the Gods and Goddesses. Lavender in the home brings peace, joy and healing.
As with many other essential oils, always contact your doctor or medical experts before any usage of the herb or a plant.