Lavender has been used for centeries! Lavender flowers have long since been used to treat digestive problems, insomnia, anxiety, and restlessness. Today, lavender is most commonly used for anxiety, depression, mental exhaustion, insomnia, scrapes and wounds, digestive problems, headaches, skin problems and women's health problems. In addition to this, lavender can be used to treat exhaustion, heat exposure, fevers, aches and pains, over-exertion, jet lag, rashes, sprains, sunburn, sunstroke, bruises and burns. It can also be used as a disinfectant and insect repellant. Lavender is an antiseptic, natural antibiotic, sedative, detoxifier. So in other words, lavender not only smells amazing but it IS amazing! I consider lavender to be my right hand man!