This lovely infusion contains Melissa leaves, pieces of dried apple, Fennel, Aniseed, Rose-hip peel, Caraway, English Lavender, Marigold petals and Blackberry leaves. English Lavender, Lavandula angustifolia is actually a Mediterranean plant from Spain, France, Italy and Croatia and not at all native. Previously known as Lavandula officinalis referred to it medicinal properties, angustifolia means narrow leaf. If you have a headache or migraine Lavender calms the nervous system slows the cardiovascular system releasing blood vessels that cause pressure in the head. Lavender is mainly used to help promote sleep, A Connecticut University found in controlled tests that Lavender promoted deeper sleep and subjects felt more vigorous in the morning. Lavender also eases stomach disorders. A 2016 Iranian study found Lavender helped prevent stress, anxiety and postpartum depression. A very strong infusion can work against head lice as a hair-wash and against mosquitos when used as a spray.
It goes without saying that if you're pregnant (or are under the doc for anything) caution should be exercised with herbal decoctions.