Lavender

(USAN, rINN)

💊 Chemical information

English Lavender; Kwiat lawendy (lavender flower); Lavande, fleur de (lavender flower); Lavande Vrai; Lavandulae flos (lavender flower); Lavendelblomma (lavender flower); Lavendelblüten; Laventelinkukka (lavender flower); Levandu flower); Levandulový květ (lavender flower); Levendulavirág (lavender flower).

Pharmacopoeias.

Eur. includes lavender flower.

Ph. Eur. 6.2

(Lavender Flower; Lavandulae flos). It consists of the dried flower of Lavandula angustifolia (L. officinalis). It contains not less than 1.3% v/w of essential oil, calculated with reference to the anhydrous drug. Protect from light.

💊 Profile

Lavender flower is used as a sedative. It has also been used as a cholagogue. It is an ingredient of herbal remedies used for a variety of disorders. Lavender flowers are the source of lavender oil (below).

💊 Preparations

Proprietary Preparations

Multi-ingredient: Arg.: Lavandula Oligoplex; Austral.: Cimicifuga Compound; Austria: Euka; Mentopin; Braz.: Balsamo Branco; Traumac; Cz.: Melaton†; Schlaf-Nerventee N†; Valofyt Neo; Fr.: Mediflor Tisane Digestive No 3; Ger.: Presselin Dyspeptikum†; NZ: Botanica Hayfever; Pol.: Lumewal; Nervinolum; Nervosol; Reumobonisol; Port.: Cholagutt†; Erpecalm; S.Afr.: Krampdruppels; Spain: Linimento Naion; Switz.: Tisane relaxante N†; UK: Vital Eyes.
Published May 08, 2019.