Lavender–Lavandula angustifolia – France
Description: One of the most popular oils available, Lavender has a invigorating aroma and is an oil with many purposes. Lavender is a small shrub like plant that grows about 3 feet tall. It has beautiful purple blue flowers and grows wild in the Mediterranean region.
Properties: Antiseptic, Analgesic, Anti-Convulsant, Anti-Depressant, Anti-Rheumatic, Anti-Spasmodic, Anti-Inflammatory, Antiviral, Bactericide, Decongestant, Diuretic, Sedative
Historical Uses: Lavender has been known to help with many issues. It is good for use on acne; sunburns, insect bites and can also act as a insect repellent. Lavender can be used aromatically and has a calming effect to help calm nerves, relieve depression, tension or headaches. It is also great for throat and mouth problems like halitosis, throat infections or whooping cough.
Use aromatically to calm nerves, alleviate allergies, anorexia, dizziness and insomnia.
Use topically to help burns, sunburns, and itching of insect bites.
Mix with massage oil or bath water for pains anxiety or depression.
Dilute in liquid or place a few drops in a gelatin capsule and consume to help with stomach pain, indigestion or heartburn.
Blends well With: Citrus Oils, Clary Sage, Geranium, Roman Chamomile, Eucalyptus, Peppermint , Melaleuca or Ylang Ylang
Lavender Essential Oil Application:
Can be use Aromatically
Can be consumed
Can be used topically (Apply NEAT)