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Lavender

Author : Maria Lis-Balchin
ISBN : 0203216520
Genre : Science
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Lavandula species are mainly grown for their essential oils, which are used in perfumery, cosmetics, food processing and aromatherapy products, and for their use as ornamental plants and ingredients in numerous cottage industry products. Certain types of lavender oil have also been shown to have antimicrobial and antifungal properties. The dried flowers have been used for centuries in pillows and sachets to promote sleep and relaxation, and oil of spike lavender is used as an insect repellent. Lavender: The Genus Lavandula is a comprehensive volume covering all aspects of our current knowledge of lavender, including: * taxonomy, and history of usage and nomenclature * lavender cultivation for essential oil production and retail purposes in different countries * phytochemistry of the genus * chemistry of Lavandula oils * theory and practice of distillation and standardization of lavender essential oils * pharmacology and therapeutic properties of lavender oil and Lavandula extracts * use of lavender oil in aromatherapy, perfumery, cosmetics, food processing and medicine * new research into Lavandula species and their oils With contributions from lavender researchers worldwide, this book will be of interest both to graduate students and scientists in academia and industry who are involved with lavender, to professionals in the lavender growing and retail industry, the perfumery, food and cosmetics industries, and to those interested in lavender for alternative and conventional medical use.

Lavender

Author : Joanna Sheen
ISBN : 0671734164
Genre : Art
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Lavender is devoted to the Victorian charm of old-fashioned posies, sachets, and bath oils.

Lavender

Author : Ellen Spector Platt
ISBN : 9780811743273
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 32. 69 MB
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New full-color photos. Growing and using in the garden. Instructions for a variety of crafts and potpourris plus recipes for entrees, sides, and pastries.

Lavender

Author : Anne Simonet-Avril
ISBN : 3938265140
Genre : Gardening
File Size : 38. 66 MB
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"Lavender is the very soul of Haute Provence. Whether one arrives from the Drome, the Dauphine or the Var, here the earth's arid expanses are covered with violet-blue and scented...". The words of the novelist Jean Giono still ring true, although today lavender is grown throughout the world, from Piedmont in Italy to Wales, and from Bulgaria to China and Japan.

Magic And Power Of Lavender

Author : Maggie Tisserand
ISBN : 0941524884
Genre : Health & Fitness
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This book introduces the reader to the delightful and enticing secrets of Lavender plant and its essence, demonstrating its healing properties.

A Taste Of Lavender

Author : Gloria Hander Lyons
ISBN : 0979061865
Genre : Cooking
File Size : 39. 23 MB
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French chefs have used lavender for centuries to add a sweet, floral flavor to their cuisine. Thankfully, this tasty herb has found its way into American kitchens, as well. Inside you'll find more than 56 recipes for using dried lavender in main dishes, salads, breads, soups, beverages, desserts and more, including: Relaxing Lavender Tea, Lavender Corn Chowder, Lavender Melon Salad, Chicken & Lavender Pizza and Lemon & Lavender Pound Cake. Tickle your taste buds with lavender!

Lavender Sensations

Author : Gloria Hander Lyons
ISBN : 0979061881
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
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More than 40 fun and easy to make craft projects for using dried lavender in relaxing bath mixtures, stimulating beauty scrubs, stress reducing eye pillows, scented soaps, and fragrant sachets; plus delectable mixes and tasty treats to give as gifts. Visit www.BlueSagePress.com for free lavender craft project ideas and recipes.

Lavender

Author : Philippa Waring
ISBN : 9780285639270
Genre : Gardening
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Lavender is one of the most versatile and beneficial plants known to herbalists. This informative and practical book describes the plant's manifold uses--medicinal, cosmetic, therapeutic, cleansing and culinary--and outlines its extensive history and folklore. The many varieties of lavender are described, with advice on how to grow it. Philippa Waring provides detailed instructions on harvesting and processing lavender to extract the essential oil, as well as advice on how to store and use the oil. With its wealth of illustrations and comprehensive resource section, this is an essential for any health section.

Lavender

Author : Posy Simmonds
ISBN : 0224047299
Genre : Children's stories
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How Lavender became the Bravest Rabbit in the World Whenever there is the slightest hint of danger, Lavender the rabbit can be found with her friends the goose and the hens clucking with concern. So when a group of tourist town foxes arrive on their first visit to the countryside, Lavender is very wary indeed, even though the town foxes think that the idea of eating rabbits is just sick. Rabbit’s courage is challenged even further when the town foxes invite the rabbits to a party. However, Lavender joins the group and even perseveres when the others decide that the situation has become quite scary. What happens next, as the town foxes come face to face with their hungry country cousins, ensures that Lavender returns home a heroine!

Lavender Linen

Author : Henrietta Taylor
ISBN : 9780730449898
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Living life to the full in a small French village In Escaping, Henrietta taylor quitted Australia with her two young children and settled in a small village in the south of France, where she became the proprietor of two charming holiday cottages. Lavender and Linen finds Henrietta older and a little wiser, though still struggling to make sense of her unorthodox life. Should she stay in France, where the locals are odd, business is erratic, but the scenery is stunning? Will she ever resolve her relationship with Latin Ray or should she see what develops with her dashing and attentive new neighbour? Humorous and clear-eyed, Lavender and Linen is an irresistible story of a life gone almost right. 'An utterly delightful memoir' West Australian

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