Fresh Lavender(Lavandula angustifolia)
*Promotes a calm and relaxing state during times of emotional distress.
*Supports a restful nights sleep.
*Promotes a joyful and upbeat mood.
*Supports our bodies natural immune system functions.
*Supports our bodies natural ability to cope with mild pain, inflammation, pounding heads, and digestive upset.
*Plant's in the mint family must be avoided by those who are pregnant or may think they are pregnant due to potential emmenagogue actions (to stimulate menstrual flow).
History and Folklore
Her name originates from the Latin verb "lavare", which means "to wash". Lavender was important part of bathing rituals in the ancient Rome because of her cleansing properties. While she is strongly associated with England , she's not actually native to northern Europe, but to the Mediterranean. Originally, she was probably domesticated in Arabia. In Egypt, Phoenicia, and Arabia, she was used as a perfume and for mummification. She spread from Greece into Europe around 600 BCE.
Growth and Habitat
Lavandula (common name lavender) is a genus of 47 known species of flowering plants in the mint family, Lamiaceae. She is native to the Old World and is found from Cape Verde and the Canary Islands, Europe across to northern and eastern Africa, the Mediterranean, southwest Asia to southeast India. grows in rocky soil and in grassy, hilly meadows. She thrives in sandy, poor soils and tolerates windswept areas and even salt air.
What in the world is a spirited syrup?
This is where we infuse honey, herbs and a small amount of alcohol for 6-8 weeks on low heat! Why? This way we have a "syrup" that has not only the water and heat soluble properties but the alcohol soluble properties too!
All of my tinctures are made with fresh plant matter that has been either ethically wild crafted from contaminant free areas or it has been grown organically in my own garden!I use 100 proof food grade alcohol which means each bottle has 50% water 50% alcohol so each drop is a balanced 1:1 ratio and is ready to use straight out of the bottle!I offer two common sizes of lead-free glass dropper bottles 15ml & 30ml! The 15ml is ideal for your pocket and taking with you on trips and the 30ml is the perfect size for your remedy cabinet at home!
Each tincture label displays common use suggestions!
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