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  Lavender Wednesday 27 August 2003  
field of lavender
After a hard day there's nothing more relaxing than soaking in a bath with a few drops of lavender oil.

Lavender's long been recognised for its soothing properties, but it's less well known as an accompaniment to roast beef and even as a remedy to ailments.
Miranda Seymour, author of A Brief History of Thyme and Other Herbs, has been showing Claudia Hammond just how versatile lavender can be...
'A Brief History of Thyme and Other Herbs' by Miranda Seymour and Jane Macfarlane is published by John Murray; ISBN: 0719563275

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