The Soothing Magic of Lavender

I’ve been running in so many directions with herbs lately that I can hardly focus long enough to write about just one, or even one group. Last night I was writing about Pulsatilla and then I took a drop of the tincture, got so warm, fuzzy and comfortable I couldn’t manage to finish my writing. I’ll get back to that soon, but for now I’ll talk about a less controversial and volatile plant. In fact, I think I’ll explore a few of the many features of the lovely and gentle Lavender. A great indication that Lavender is indicated as a nervine is when a person is anxious, confused and has a wrinkled forehead that can’t relax. The forehead will give it away every time. Lavender, being the botanical incarnate of a mother’s hug, will smooth away the furrowed brow and...