Folk and traditional therapeutic use of the essential oil of English lavender for pain and relaxation dates back centuries. Lavender is rich in volatile oils and has been used historically both as a fragrance and medicinal herb. Linen bags containing lavender flowers were commonly placed under pillows for their alleged soporific properties.
The name lavender is derived from the Latin lavare, meaning "to wash." In ancient Greece, Persia, and Rome, it was used as a perfume in baths and laundry and as an cleanser. Ancient Egyptians created mummification casts by soaking linen in oil of lavender containing asphalt, then wrapping the bodies with these and drying them in the sun until the casts were hard.
Lavender has been renowned for its medicinal properties in India and Tibet. In Tibetan Buddhist medicine. Today, in Europe and the Americas, lavender is often used as an sleep aid to help soothe and relax.
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