Tuesday, March 25, 2008
Lavender has a great history that stretches back to Ancient Roman times. It was a treasured plant used to make perfumes, incense, ans was revered for its medicinal properties and used as a deodorizer and disinfectant. Today, lavender is best recognized by its beautiful blue/purple flowers and its fresh, sweet aroma. the enticing scent of lavender is know for its balancing, soothing, calming, relaxing and healing properties. It is said to soothe and heal insect bites as well as ward them off. When applied to the temples, lavender has bee reported to even relieve headaches. It continues to be used today as an antiseptic and support for inflammation. You can find lavender in just about everything! Commonly added to lotions, bath salts, colognes, massage oils, facial and body care, room sprays, as a pure aromatherapy oil and even in household cleaners! Relax and rejuvenate with Everything Lavender!