Lavender | Incredible Edible Todmorden | Herbs


lavenderLavandula angustifolia

Much used now and in the past for headaches, migraine, nervousness, insomnia, depression, indigestion and palpitations. The oil is also used for burns, wounds, acne, and can be an inhalant for sinusitis, chest infections, colds and catarrh.

“Sweeter plant was never found,
growing on our English ground.“
(from the song Who’ll buy my lavender? Lyrics by Caryl Battersby)