Tuesday, March 23, 2010


These lavendar flowers were on sale at a stall in Brinchang, Cameron Highlands.
I saw these pots of lavendar plants sold at one of the tourist centres. I think they cost RM 12.00 per pot.
Common name: Lavendar
Botanic names: Lavandula angustifolia, or Lavandula officinalis

Medicinal use
Lavender is used extensively in herbalism and aromatherapy.

Essential oil of lavender has antiseptic and anti-inflammatory properties. These extracts are also used as fragrances for bath products.

Reference: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lavender

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