People use lavender cotton for conditions such as digestion problems, premenstrual syndrome (PMS), infection of the intestines by parasites, and many others, but there is no good scientific evidence to support these uses.
Don't confuse lavender cotton with lavender. They are different plants and have very different scents.
Uses & Effectiveness
Insufficient Evidence for
- A muscle control disorder marked by involuntary movements and muscle tightness (spasticity).
- Digestive disorders.
- Infection of the intestines by parasites.
- Insect repellent.
- Premenstrual syndrome (PMS).
- Yellowed skin (jaundice).
- Other conditions.
When applied to the skin: There isn't enough reliable information to know if lavender cotton is safe. It might cause side effects such as allergic reactions in some people.
Special Precautions and Warnings
When applied to the skin: There isn't enough reliable information to know if lavender cotton is safe. It might cause side effects such as allergic reactions in some people. Pregnancy and breast-feeding: There isn't enough reliable information to know if lavender cotton is safe to use when pregnant or breast-feeding. Stay on the safe side and avoid use.
Allergy to ragweed, daisies, and related plants: Lavender cotton may cause an allergic reaction in people who are sensitive to the Asteraceae/Compositae plant family. Members of this family include ragweed, chrysanthemums, marigolds, daisies, and many others. If you have allergies, be sure to check with your healthcare provider before taking lavender cotton.
We currently have no information for LAVENDER COTTON overview.
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