Perennial. Give it sun and well-drained soil. Use the flowers in soups, stews and desserts such as biscuits. Also used to make tea. Anti-bacterial. Use oil for headaches, massages, insomnia, or the plant for burns and stings. Dried flowers used in our lavender bags, sleep pillows and cosmetics - and also, as an insect repellent, in our lavender and moth-repellent sachets. It also goes well in pot pourri.
“Usually put among other hot herbs, either into bathes, ointment or other things that are used for cold causes. The seed also is much used for worms.”