Lavender tea can help ease insomnia. Lavender tea can help calm nervousness and anxiety. It’s also used to alleviate stress and uplift flagging spirits. Lavender tea may help treat an upset stomach, as well as flatulence and colic. It may also be used to treat stomach infections, bowel infections, helps alleviate depression and can combat serious migraine headaches. Lavender tea, when applied topically, can help alleviate colds, cough, asthma, bronchitis and similar problems in the respiratory system. Lavender tea also helps induce sweating and consequently reduce the body temperature during fever. The beneficial properties of lavender include: flavonoids, tannins, courmarines, and essential oil containing camphor, geraniol and linalool. Fresh lavender is usually availale from your local health food store like Whole Foods, Trader Joe’s etc.