Lavender is a shrub with many qualities. It is named as 'lavandula' in botany. Though this plant is native to the Mediterranean region, it is now grown all around the world. There are thirty nine species of flowering plants belonging to this genus. The flowers are a rich source of essential oil, which is used in aromatherapy. It also possesses medicinal and culinary properties. Mostly, it is available in the form of dried flowers, infusion, tincture, and essential oils. However, it is popularly known for its tea, which is believed to be extensively beneficial.