Metaphysical Properties of Lavender Flowers
Official Name: Lavendula officinale or L. vera
Other Names: Elf Leaf, Nard, Nardus, Spike
Uses: Love, Protection, Sleep, Chastity, Longevity, Purification, Happiness, Peace
Common Magical Uses of Lavender Flowers
Lavender has been used for hundreds of years in love spells and sachets.
It is also used in healing mixtures, 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 and sound sleep. The oil of Lavender Flower is antiseptic, antibacterial, and antispasmodic. Lavender essential oil is used for a broad spectrum of ailments and conditions, ranging from eczema to menstrual cramps, from burns to back pain. Lavender is also known to help reach the Delta cycle of sleep-promoting a restful and healing slumber.