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lavender's herbal benefits

Lavender deserves it's popularity because of its calming and relaxing properties. The scent of lavender is has a soothing effect on the mind and body, reducing stress and anxiety.

Smoking lavender is also said to have physical benefits, such as reducing pain, promoting relaxation, and improving sleep. Some people use it as an alternative to traditional smoking herbs like tobacco and we can attest that we're huge fans.

lavender's history in herbology

Lavender has a long and rich history in herbal medicine and aromatherapy, dating back thousands of years.

The ancient Greeks and Romans used lavender for its fragrant aroma and medicinal properties. They used it to scent their bath water, treat skin ailments, and as a remedy for digestive and respiratory problems.

In the Middle Ages, lavender was used in Europe for its antiseptic properties, and was believed to protect against evil spirits and insects. It was also used in cooking, as a natural preservative, and in potpourri to scent homes and ward off bad odors.