Tag Archives: Lavender

May 2019 Newsletter, The Oregon Lavender Association invites you to enjoy lavender all year round!

Announcements and Events   May 2019 This is an exciting month for lavender lovers and farmers!  Our plants are greening up and sending up shoots!  We will even see flowers from our featured lavenders this month, Lavandula stoechas, and maybe flowers from the early blooming L. angustifolia varieties, such as French Fields, toward the end of May! There aren’t any

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Eleven Old-Fashioned Potpourri Mixes You Can Make {Lavender Potpouriis}

Cottage Garden Potpourri 1 cup dried lavender flowers 2 cups dried pink rose petals {preferably from extremely fragrant old Damask, Alba, Centifolia and Moss roses like ‘Gloire de Guilan’, ‘Ispahan’,’Marie Louise’, ‘Petite Lisette’, ‘Quatre Saisons’, ‘The Rose of Kazanlik’, ‘Felicite Parmentier’, ‘Belle Amour’, ‘Fantin Latour’, ‘Old Cabbage Rose’, ‘Mme Louis Leveque’ and ‘Gloire des Mousseaux’} 2 cups dried lavender leaves

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Medicinal Herb: Lavender {Lavandula officinalis syn. L. angustifolia}

Also, Known As: Common Lavender Garden Lavender Lavender Spike Lavender Sweet Lavender True Lavender The shrubby herbal plant called the lavender is a common sight in the South Europe. The lavender is also cultivated and grown in many other places, especially the southern and western regions of the United States, where it is also a common sight. The plant grows

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Essential Oils and Menopause

Women going through menopause commonly experience a range of symptoms as their hormones shift and their fertility declines. Some medications, including hormone replacement therapy (HRT), can help. However, HRT has been linked to some forms of cancer, and many women are concerned about the safety of taking artificial hormones. Some evidence suggests that essential oils might help with menopause symptoms.

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Flowers That Heal

Garden flowers offer us more than their beautiful colors and smell; many contain healing properties that have been used for thousands of years. As we begin planning our gardens, we reflect on the relationship between the plants to which we tend and our own bodies. — Tieraona Low Dog, M.D. We often conceive of flowers as a dazzling aesthetic addition

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Witches Gossip Corner ~ January 16, 2017

Appreciate a Dragon Day! Date When Celebrated: Always January 16 All of us, young and not so young, can appreciate dragons. You’ll find good and bad dragons in legends, folklore, children’s books, songs, and top movies. According to Donita K. Paul, the creator of this special day, you are encouraged to learn and explore the cultural and historic significance of

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