This evergreen shrub reaches a height of about half a meter.
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Its erect stems are oppositely arranged leaves.
Leaves linear-lanceolate, entire, the edges are bent down. At the lower leaves on both sides of stationery, dairy pubescence.
Purple flowers arranged false whorls that form an intermittent ear. Each whorl is composed of 6-10 flowers.
It blooms from July to August. Homeland lavender — western Mediterranean. In Germany, it is grown in the gardens of which sometimes «run away» and runs wild. For medicinal purposes use specially grown lavender.
We collect and store
It is necessary to start collecting as soon as a blossoming flower. The inflorescences are cut, hung out to dry, and then rob the flowers. The essential oil is obtained by steam distillation.
A useful composition
The main ingredient of lavender — very pleasant-smelling essential oils of flowers. Furthermore, it can be called tannins, flavonoids, phytosterols and coumarins.
The use of traditional medicine
The flowers of lavender calming effect on the central nervous system and the nervous system of the respiratory tract.
Due to the presence of tannins they have the effect of fixing with diarrhea, especially when occurring with signs of fermentation. To what extent can the flowers of lavender and cholagogue.
Currently, one of lavender flowers tea do rarely, usually they are part of the mixture to be