Journal of Pharmacognosy & Natural Products

ISSN: 2472-0992

Open Access

Fayaz Malik

Department of Cancer Biology, Academy of Scientific and Innovative Research (AcSIR), Ghaziabad, India

  • Review Article   
    Lavender Plant: Farming and Health Benefits
    Author(s): Sameer Ullah Khan*, Baseerat Hamza, Kaneez Fatima and Fayaz Malik

    Lavender is a Mediterranean shrub from the Lamiaceae family. Lavender flowers (Lavandula flores) include active ingredients (3%), Anthocyanins, Sugars, Phytosterols, Minerals, and Tannins, and are majorly used for herbal applications. Lavender essential oil's descriptive and analytical composition varies depending on genotype, growing region, climatic circumstances, propagation, and morphological characteristics. There are around 300 chemical components in essential oil. The Linalool, Terpinen-4-ol, Linalyl Acetate, Ocimene, Acetate Lavandulol, and cineole are the most prominent constituents. Lavender oil has antibacterial and antioxidant properties and a noticeable improvement in the digestive and neurological systems Lavender extract helps to prevent dementia and may slow cancer cell growth, while Lavender oil hydrolate is used to treat skin problems. This.. Read More»
    DOI: 10.37421/2472-0992.2023.9.246

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