Category Archives: Lavender

Linalool: A Plant Terpene with Anxiolytic Effects

Linalool is a phytochemical belonging to the terpene group. Linalool is a component of the essential oils of a number of aromatic plants and it may have particular medicinal effects. Essential oils are concentrated volatile phytochemicals that produce a strong … Continue reading

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Lavender: Traditional Anxiety Treatment

Lavender (Lavandula angustifolia) is a shrub that grows to about 3 ft in height. The plants are native to the Mediterranean region and have traditionally been used for their fragrance in perfumery. The Romans used lavender for its scent, and … Continue reading

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