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Nutrition Facts about Lavender

Lavender growing in the garden

Lavender growing in the garden

Lavender growing in the garden

Lavender growing in the garden

Lavender has virtually no calories, no carbs, and negligible fats.

Here is the approximate nutrition information for a tablespoon of lavender buds:

Nutrition Facts about Lavender


After consulting dozens of sources, the closest typical nutritional information we were able to find about lavender came from a lavender-chamomile tea. It’s a calorie-free food, but it does come with some distinct benefits.

Here are some of the compounds in lavender:

Calcium: Lavender contains calcium, which is important for strong bones.

Iron: Iron helps transport oxygen in your red blood cells. A tablespoon of lavender provides about 20% of the Recommended Dietary Allowances (RDA).

Vitamin A: The vitamin a in lavender contributes to eye health, but only in a minimal way.

Lavender is not high in nutrition, but it is strong on flavor and fragrance. Did you know these nutrition facts about lavender? Please tell us what you think.


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