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LAVENDER
BOTANICAL CLASSIFICATION
Family :
Lamiaceae (=Labiatae)
Genus :
Lavandula
Species :
angustifolia; spica; vera; officinalis
COMMON NAMES
Lavender; Elf Leaf
USES
Spice; Perfume; Sedative; Anti-depressant; Treats Intestinal Gas and Cramps
DESCRIPTION
Lavender is a perennial herb growing 2-3 feet tall. Leaves are gray-green, narrow, and about 2 inches long. Purplish-blue flowers grow in 2-3 inch long clusters on spikes at the top of stems.
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