Metaphysical Properties of English Lavender
Official Name: Lavendula officinale or L. vera
Other Names: Elf Leaf, Nard, Nardus, Spike
Uses: Love, Protection, Chastity, Longevity, Purification, Happiness, Peace
Common Magical Uses of Lavender Flowers
English Lavender and French Lavender have been used for hundreds of years in love spells, sachets and tonics.
It is also carried to see ghosts, worn to protect against the evil eye, and added to baths for purification.
Lavender Flowers are known for soothing, calming the mind; it promotes relaxation.
This is English lavender (Lavandula angustifolia) English Lavender has a lighter and sweeter aroma.
It has been used for centuries as a soothing and calming herb, it helps the body and mind relax.
In ritual use, lavender represents love, protection, and purification. It is often a part of newborn blessing rituals because the scent brings feelings of joy and peace. During the Midsummer ritual, it is thrown into fires as an offering to the gods and goddesses.