Lavender (Herbs/Suppl)Brand and Other Names:Lavandula officinalis

 
 
 

Suggested Dosing

Internal Use

Lavender tea: 1 cup PO qD-TID; 1 - 2 tsp whole herb / 8 oz boiling water

External Use

Inhalation: Dried flowers in 2-3 cups of boilling water

Topical application: 1 - 4 drops / tsp of base oil (almond or olive); ONLY use externally or by inhalation

Internal & External Use

Tincture (1:4); 20 - 40 drops, TID

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Suggested Uses

Anxiety, depression, headache, insomnia

Alopecia areata

Postoperative pain

Infectious disease (bacterial and viral)

Skin infection

Effective as natural bug repellent

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Adverse Effects

N/A

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Warnings

Cautions

N/A

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Pregnancy & Lactation

Pregnancy Category: N/A

Lactation: N/A

Pregnancy Categories

A:Generally acceptable. Controlled studies in pregnant women show no evidence of fetal risk.

B:May be acceptable. Either animal studies show no risk but human studies not available or animal studies showed minor risks and human studies done and showed no risk.

C:Use with caution if benefits outweigh risks. Animal studies show risk and human studies not available or neither animal nor human studies done.

D:Use in LIFE-THREATENING emergencies when no safer drug available. Positive evidence of human fetal risk.

X:Do not use in pregnancy. Risks involved outweigh potential benefits. Safer alternatives exist.

NA:Information not available.

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Pharmacology

Metabolism: N/A

Excretion: N/A

Mechanism of Action

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