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|I wonder if the water and the drops
Written by Jan
(10/10/2006 12:40 p.m.)
in consequence of the missive, 'reviving her with lavender water'., penned by Mandy N
eg lavender water seems to have been applied to wounds and foreheads etc and also inhaled for relaxation. It sounds like lavender drops were taken orally and I think this would be the lavender oil, which is much stronger and would act as a sedative (not recommended now I believe).
"Some lavender drops, however, which she was at length persuaded to take, were of use; and from that time till Mrs. Jennings returned, she continued on the bed quiet and motionless."
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