Lavender: Perfume with a Medicinal Punch–Get it on Amazon Now

The Practical Herbalist and Practical Herbalist Press are pleased to announce the publication of the fifth volume of The Practical Herbalist’s Herbal Folio series. Lavender: Perfume with a Medicinal Punch by Candace Hunter and Sue Sierralupé is now available exclusively on

Among Cleopatra’s secret seduction herbs was Lavender. This hardy, Mediterranean shrub graced the tombs of pharaoh’s and fought off plague in Medieval Europe. In modern times, lavender is best known as a stress reliever and an aid in easing headache and muscle pain, but this potent little plant can do so much more.

Come with us on this look into lavender’s properties in this edition of The Practical Herbalist’s Herbal Folio series. We’ll look deeper into lavender’s medicinal properties, the conditions it best treats, and the cautions you’ll want to heed.

Take a tour through Lavender’s history, learning more about it’s folklore, mythic, and magic properties, then discover a variety of ways you can use lavender to care for hearth, home, and your animal companions. Try your hand at making Lavender medicine, or stir up one of the recipes we offer to get you started incorporating lavender into your life.

This volume includes all the information you’ve come to expect from The Practical Herbalist website:

  • Medicinal Properties and Actions
  • Conditions best helped by Lavender
  • Advanced Medicinal Processing and Use
  • Gardening and Growing
  • Animal Husbandry
  • Household uses
  • History, Folklore, Myth, and Magic
  • Cautions
  • Recipes

Plus, The Practical Herbalist’s Herbal Folios contain a Quick Facts sheet you can print out and use on the go, at home, or for teaching others about Practical Herbalism.

Be sure to buy your copy today. All proceeds go toward helping improve The Practical Herbalist website and publishing further volumes of this series and other exciting, informative, and most importantly Practical ebook titles.

We’d love to get your feedback, too. Once you’ve read your copy of Lavender: Perfume with a Medicinal Punch, show your support by leaving positive feedback on the Amazon page for this Kindle book. Your support means so much.