Lavender: The Genus Lavandula
CRC Press, Aug 1, 2002 - Health & Fitness - 296 pages
Lavandula species are mainly grown for their essential oils, which are used in perfumery, cosmetics, food processing and aromatherapy products, and for their use as ornamental plants and ingredients in numerous cottage industry products. Certain types of lavender oil have also been shown to have antimicrobial and antifungal properties. The dried fl
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