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Traditional Herbal Medicine Registration (THMR).
The following notes apply to the species of this plant. Medicinal uses Uses supported by clinical data Inhalation therapy for symptomatic treatment of anxiety, restlessness and to induce relaxation (19–22). Externally in balneotherapy for the treatment of circulation disorders (23). Uses described in pharmacopoeias and well established documents Symptomatic treatment of insomnia, and as a carminative for the treatment of gastrointestinal disorders of nervous origin (15, 24). Uses described in traditional medicine Orally as a cholagogue, diuretic and emmenagogue; externally for the treatment of burns, diarrhoea, headaches, sore throats and wounds (15). Contraindications Aetheroleum Lavandulae is contraindicated in cases of known allergy to the plant material. Owing to its traditional use as an emmenagogue and abortifacient, the essential oil should not be used internally during pregnancy (50–52).
WHO Monographs on Selected Medicinal Plants. Volume 3. 2007. WHO, Geneva
Lavandula angustifolia Mill. 'Nana Alba'Family: LAMIACEAE
Species: angustifolia Mill.
Cultivar: 'Nana Alba'
Common names: Dwarf White English Lavender
Distribution summary: S.Europe
Hardiness: H5 - Hardy; cold winter
Habitat: Dry, grassy slopes amongst rocks , usually on calcareous soils
Garden status: Currently grown
Garden location: Classical Europe & Middle East (I)
Reason for growing: Medicinal, other use