The scent of the plant is used in aromatherapy and can be used to treat issues with sleeping. The oil of the plant can be used as a dissinfectant, and was used for this purpose in WW1 hospitals.
However, the plant can caused harm if ingested during pregnancy and the breast-feeding period.
The flowers of the plant can be included in pillows and as pot pourri, as well as its scent being included in some sprays.
A Lavender pillow, soothing for bedtime. (Source Unknown. Product of Fairydown)