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Lavender

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What other names is Lavender known by?

Alhucema, Common Lavender, English Lavender, French Lavender, Garden Lavender, Huile Essentielle de Lavande, Lavanda, Lavande, Lavande à Feuilles Étroites, Lavande Anglaise, Lavande Commune, Lavande des Alpes, Lavande du Jardin, Lavande Espagnole, Lavande Fine, Lavande Française, Lavande Officinale, Lavande Vraie, Lavandula, Lavandula angustifolia, Lavandula dentate, Lavandula latifolia, Lavandula officinalis, Lavandula pubescens, Lavandula spica, Lavandula stoechas, Lavandula vera, Lavender Essential Oil, Ostokhoddous, Spanish Lavender, Spike Lavender, True Lavender.

What is Lavender?

Lavender is an herb. The flower and the oil of lavender are used to make medicine.

Possibly Effective for...

  • Hair loss in a condition called alopecia areata when applied to the scalp in combination with other oils.

Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...

  • Depression, sleeplessness, agitation, general psychological well-being, loss of appetite, colic, headache, migraine, toothache, acne, nausea, vomiting, cancer, use as a mosquito repellent and insect repellent, and other conditions.

Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database rates effectiveness based on scientific evidence according to the following scale: Effective, Likely Effective, Possibly Effective, Possibly Ineffective, Likely Ineffective, and Insufficient Evidence to Rate (detailed description of each of the ratings).

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