Many researchers claim that 2,000 years ago, lavender was referred to as spikenard or simply nard from the Greek name for lavender, naardus, after the Syrian city Naarda. Today, lavender is the most used essential oil in the world.Ancient texts tell us that lavender essential oil has been used for medicinal and religious purposes for over 2,500 years. The lavender flower has a sweet, soft scent and is where the essential oil is extracted from. Lavender oil is regenerative,improves blood circulation on the scalp aiding in hair growth as well as treats sleeplessness, stress and anxiety. Lavender oil is antiseptic and can be used to treat burns, cuts and acne and can be useful in treating dry scalp, fungi, bacteria, and other microbes.