Taste. Lavender has a distinctive spicy and camphor flavor, sometimes floral and slightly bitter.
Effect. Today, lavender is used mainly for nervous restlessness, mild depression, insomnia and as a mild sedative. The sleep-inducing, sedative and muscle-relaxing effects of lavender have been confirmed in many scientific studies. Responsible for the calming, sedative effects are certain essential oils in lavender, especially the substance linalool. In addition to the calming effect, the ingredients of lavender also have an antibacterial, antifungal, choleretic and antispasmodic effect.