Literally meaning “to wash”, lavender dates back to ancient
Greece. It is found in Cape Verde, the Canary islands, Southwest Asia,
Europe, Eastern Africa, and the Mediterranean.
It has multiple uses and comes in various forms, often used as a fragrance,
or medicinally. Ancient romans also used lavender to scent baths, beds,
clothing, and even their hair. When cooking, it is often the flowers that
are used. Lavender also has come into use as an essential oil.
Lavender is floral and sweet smelling.
Also known as: lavandula, lavandula angustifolia, الخزامى