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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

Long green stalks with leaves depicting broad leaved lavender.
  • Topic:

    Plant Remedies
  • Creator:

    Elizabeth Blackwell (ca. 1700–1758)