Lavender (Lavendula Officinalis) has been used since ancient times. The name comes from the Latin lavare-to wash- and the Romans added it to bath water. It was cultivated in European Monastic Medicinal Gardens for its stimulant and cleansing properties, as well as its pleasant aroma. Aromatic and cleansing. Our dry Lavender Potpourri captures all of the fragrant essential oils - ready to diffuse into your home.