Lavandula officinalis


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Noun1.Lavandula officinalis - aromatic Mediterranean shrub widely cultivated for its lilac flowers which are dried and used in sachetsLavandula officinalis - aromatic Mediterranean shrub widely cultivated for its lilac flowers which are dried and used in sachets
lavender - any of various Old World aromatic shrubs or subshrubs with usually mauve or blue flowers; widely cultivated
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But lavender (Lavandula angustifolia or Lavandula officinalis) has also been used as a remedy for a range of ailments from insomnia and anxiety to depression and fatigue.
The most used aromatherapeutic treatments for BPSDs in dementia are represented by Melissa officinalis and Lavandula officinalis [31-33].
The aromatherapy group received a mixture of neroli (Citrus aurantium flos) and lavender (Lavandula officinalis) in a massage on the second postpartum day, and the control group received standard medical care (Imura et al., 2006).
Lavandula officinalis is known for their many pharmacological activities: anticonvulsant, sedative, antispasmodic, antioxidant, analgesic and local anesthetic [12,9].
The effect of hydrodistillation techniques on yield, kinetics, composition and antimicrobial activity of essential oils from flowers of Lavandula officinalis L.
Lavandula officinalis: an electrophysiological study in rat cortical cells showed that lavender oil at 0.1-1 mg/ mL reversibly inhibited the GABA-receptor.