About our Lavender Essential Oil
Latin Name: Lavandula angustifolia
Country of Origin: Bulgaria
Plant Part: Flowers
Aroma profile: Medium strength
Scent profile: Honeyed floral, warm, comforting
History: Lavender is one of the strewing herbs used in the Middle Ages and before to help with bacteria, insects, and perhaps as a disinfectant. It could have been used to help assuage symptoms of colds and flu and other ailments. It may have also been in a formula with other oils such as chamomile, marjoram, orange, thyme, oregano, lemon, juniper, fir and other plants.
Blends well with: orange, tangerine, lemon, clary sage, sandalwood, cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg, cardamom, patchouli, vetiver, cedarwood, black pepper, jasmine, neroli, orange, spruce, fir, pine, chamomile, marjoram, rose, ylang ylang , petitgrain and more. Feel free to experiment with other florals and citrus and most base notes.
Lavender is the top selling oil in the world, primarily because it is the Swiss Army knife of oils! It is good for so many things, and safe on children, the elderly and everyone else in between. Is grown in many countries in the world including India, France, Bulgaria and the U.S. This special Lavender is one of the most delightful aromas you will ever encounter.
Lavender can be beneficial for all skin types and conditions including acne, eczema, psoriasis, scars, wounds, cuts, abrasions, burns and allergies. The calming and sedating properties of Lavender have been known for centuries and it has been used for stress, sleeping problems, headaches, exhaustion and depression, also respiratory conditions such as bronchitis, colds and flu. Lavender may assist with reducing muscular aches and pains, arthritis pain, cramps and spasms. Lavender may also help to stimulate circulation. This is enhanced if massage is involved as well, and can be useful for relieving edema and fluid retention.
Lavender is used for skin care in so many products, primarily because of the balancing effect it has on skin and hair. If you are too dry use lavender may be useful, if you are too oily use lavender. It is one of those miracles of nature that adjusts to our bodies needs so miraculously.
Safety and contra-indications: There are no known contra-indications for Lavender, but since it may stimulate the uterus it is suggested to avoid during pregnancy. All essential oils should be diluted due to their strength. Just because something is natural does not mean it is safe for everyone. Essential oils are the highly concentrated essences of plants, and thus are 75 to 100 times stronger than the plant itself.
Child Safe: Yes
A suggested use: Use 3 drops in a diffuser in the baby’s room mixed with one drop Roman Chamomile.
Your Lavender Comes in Protective 10ml Amber (UV Blocking) glass essential oil bottle. European Dropper Cap included for easier dispensing.
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