“As Rosemary is to the spirit.. so Lavender is to the soul.”
Oh.. the loveliness of Lavender. So many of us appreciate lavender for its beauty and fragrance. But.. the name lavender comes from the Latin root lavare.. which means “to wash.” So it makes sense that it’s used in soaps.. shampoos.. and sachets for scenting clothes.
It has also been used throughout history in baths to help ‘purify the body and spirit.’
Lavender is a wonderful remedy for a range of ailments from insomnia and anxiety to depression and fatigue. Research has confirmed that lavender produces slight calming.. soothing.. and sedative effects when its scent is inhaled.
For results of a study on the aromatic benefits and proper uses of Lavender.. this article at
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photo source ~ Swiped from my girlfriend Pat’s page :-) ~ Thank you Pat.. Love you.
Have a wonderful day.. Everyone! ~ Blessings and Peace ~ Robin