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Broad leaved lavender (Spica Latifolia) from A Curious Herbal, 1737
Scottish illustrator and author Elizabeth Blackwell published A Curious Herbal, noted for its beautiful illustrations, in weekly installments between 1737 and 1739. Lavender water was one of many common herbal home remedies.
Courtesy National Library of Medicine
Creator:Elizabeth Blackwell (ca. 1700–1758)