LAVENDER (Lavandula) HEALING PROPERTIES Antiseptic. Anti-inflammatory. Treats minor burns and bug bites. Combats antifungal-resistant infections. Alleviates muscle and nerve tension. Stress relief. Treats anxiety, depression, and insomnia. IN SPELLCRAFT Soothing, calming, peace. Meditation. Sleep and dreams. Prophetic dreams, intuition. Offering to night deities and the Fae. Offering to deities at Litha (Midsummer).