Lavender essential oil is one of the most popular and versatile essential oils used in aromatherapy. The oil promotes relaxation and believed to treat anxiety, fungal infections, allergies, depression, insomnia, eczema, nausea, and menstrual cramps. Lavender is a multipurpose oil: It is purported to have antiinflammatory, antifungal, antidepressant, antiseptic, antibacterial and antimicrobial properties, as well as antispasmodic, analgesic, detoxifying, hypotensive, and sedative effects.
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Aromatically • Add a few drops into your diffuser. • Add some drops to your hot bath. • Add to household cleaning agents. • Add a few drops in hot water or hot towel and inhale. • Blend with other citrus oils to lighten up fragrance and spray.
Topically • Mix with carrier oils and apply on hair or skin. • Rub a few drops on your palms. • Add to your moisturizer for toning and rejuvenation of the skin. • Add a few drops to a dump towel and apply directly to inflame.
Skin And Hair Care: • Prevents break out of acne and pimples. • Moisturizes and tones face skin. • Exfoliates and rejuvenates skin. • Heals burns and burn scars. • Treats eczema.
Parasite Control • Cures insect bites. • Bug repellent. • Protects scalp from hair lice.
Relaxation • Kills anxiety. • Acts as sleep aid. • Helps fighting depression. Health • Relief for headaches. • Helps respiratory infections. • Fights nausea, vomiting and dizziness. • Gives relief from menstrual cramps. • Helps healing cuts and wounds. • Cures increased blood sugar, metabolic problems and weight gain.
Patch test on the inner forearm to be safe in case of adverse reaction. • Keep away from sunlight. • Lightly flammable. Store away from heat. • Avoid contact with eyes, nose, ears and mucous membranes. • Pregnant women should always consult before usage of essential oils. • Not for internal use.
Botanical Name: Lavendula officinalis.
Aromatic Description: Sweet, floral and light.
Part of plant: Flower buds.
Colour: Clear with watery consistency.
Main compounds: Alpha-pinene, limonene.
Method of Extraction: Steam Distillation.
Properties: Antidepressant, antifungal, antiseptic, antimicrobial, antiflamatory, detoxifying and sedative