Magical attributes or uses: In old traditions, Lavender is thrown onto the Midsummer fires by Witches as a offering to the ancient gods. A frequent ingredient used in Purification bath sachets and purification incenses. Also used in sachets and placed under the pillow for peaceful dreams. Aids sleep, tranquility, love, visions, clarity of thought, healing, purification and protection.
Traditional Healing Beliefs: Lavender is a great antibiotic and antidepressant. Has strong antiseptic qualities. Tea made with Lavender makes a good sedative, headache treatment, and digestive aid. Used in oil or tincture form to heal cuts, burns or scalds,bites. This also acts as a tonic and may be used for colds, chills, and the flu.
Lavender is a frequent addition to healing sachets, especially bath mixtures, and is often added to herb incenses and smudge sticks. Used to lighten mood and ease depression, as well as encourage sleepiness. Lavender can also be used in cooking.
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