Perhaps the most well known and popular of all the essential oils, and for good reason - Lavender has been used for thousands of years for its healing, antiseptic and sedative properties. Lavender is a thin oil that ranges in colour from clear to slightly yellow and is great for all skin types.
Wound healing Helps hydrate dry skin Decreases redness
Eases skin dehydration
Promotes the growth of new cells
Useful for skin inflammation.
Excellent for burns and sunburn Excellent for eczema and acne
AROMA: It’s a very floral, sweet scent that is also fresh and herbaceous. Lavender oil can have a slightly fruity or camphoraceous scent as well.
BOTANICAL NAME: Lavandula angustifolia
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CAUTION: As with all essential oils, dilute into carrier oils before applying them directly onto the skin. Keep oils away from eyes and mucous membranes. Keep out of reach of children. Store in a cool, dry place. Stop using if there is any irritation. Research each oil well before using.
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Lavender oil is generally extracted by means of steam distillation method.
Essential Oil Information
Lavender oil is aromatic oil that has a beautiful and versatile aroma. It is often used for giving massage as it helps to relax, fight stress and to promote sleep. Lavender oil has anti-bacterial properties too and is used to be kept in first-aid kit. It can easily be diluted and when diluted it becomes the safest of all essential oils. It is a great oil to use for scrapes and minor cuts.
Lavender oil has versatile and fruity smell and it helps to calm the senses and provide the sense of relax.
Lavender oil is used in the treatment of allergies, Acne, athlete's foot, anxiety, asthma, burns, chicken pox, bruises, dermatitis, dysmenorrheal, colic, cuts, cystitis, depression, insect repellant, itching, hypertension, insect bites, earache, flatulence, headache, labour pains, rheumatism, scabies, migraine, oily skin, scars, sores, sprains, strains, stress and stretch marks.
Lavender oil is known for its antibacterial, sedative and calming properties. It helps in promoting sleep and fight stress.
Blends Well With
Citrus, mint and conifer
It is a clear liquid with a tinge of yellow and is available in sweet and fruity aroma.
Prior to using it, this should be tested for skin sensitivity and use on the feet when possible. Excessive use of this oil can lead to skin sensitization. This oil should be kept out of eyes, ears or nose.