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Lavender, also called English Lavender, is an aromatic oil extracted from the flowers or leaves of the popular garden flower, Lavandula angustifolia. Extracts, oils and teas made from lavender are used for its soothing qualities as a sedative, mild analgesic and sleep medication. Lavender has not been implicated in causing serum enzyme elevations or clinically apparent liver injury.

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