Lavender for Healing
Lavender for Healing. Lavender, the plant and its oil, has been used continuously for thousands of years and is native to the Mediterranean. There are several varieties, and they grow at varying altitudes. The most expensive, which is used for medicañ purposes, grows at higher altitudes, making it more difficult to cultivate. The more common and available lavender is best for most users and uses.
A bottle of Lavender may be purchsed for around $15, a great addition to your at-home health cabinet. As you only need a drop or two for most uses, even a small bottle lasts a long time and should be kept in a dark cupboard not exposed to sunlight. Lavender is widely grown today, with Spain and France being the most famous places. There are many ‘pick your own’ Lavender farms worldwide. There will be a good selection of Lavender plants for sale at your local garden centre, if you wish to cultivate your own.