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Botanical Name: Lavandula Angustifolia
Country of Origin: Provence,France
Extraction Method: Steam distillation of petals
Scent Profile: Lavender is a well-known essential oil for its floral, fresh and herbaceous aroma. Surround your living area with the soothing scent of lavender to unwind and recuperate from the stresses of your everyday.
This is a different species from Spike Lavender or Lavandula Latifolia.
This calming and soothing scent comes with analgesic, antidepressant, antiseptic, antibiotic, bactericidal, decongestant, hypotensive, insect-repellent, sedative and vemifuge properties. In addition, it helps to enhance the state of balance in our body and aids in insomnia.
|Treats insomnia||Aids in proper digestion|
|Treats anxiety and depression||Cures headaches|
|Reduces depression||Heals wounds|
|Detoxifies the body||Treats tired muscles|
Treats eczema:Lavender essential oil has the ability to relieve itching and reduce the symptoms of eczema. It also decongests the irritated areas on the skin by adding moisture, thereby accelerating the healing process.
Heals burns: The antiseptic and anti-inflammatory properties of lavender oil again play a role here. The oil is beneficial in healing the burns, and also helps treat the scars caused by them (or scars caused by injuries). In addition, lavender oil also acts as a pain reliever.
Relieves insect bites: Though not a serious problem, insect bites can indeed mess up with your daily activities. But that wouldn’t be the case when you have lavender oil handy. Simply add a few drops of lavender oil on the insect bite or gnaw, and see the itching and swelling decrease considerably.
Prevents hair loss: Lavender oil is extremely effective in treating hair loss. This is because it cures insomnia, stress, anxiety and depression, which are the common causes of hair loss. Regular massage with this oil helps in controlling hair loss and improving hair growth by increasing blood circulation.
Treats dandruff: Lavender essential oil can help you get rid of dry itchy scalp and dandruff.
- In a nebuliser
- In an oil burner
- In baths or inhalation
As a floral, calming oil, Lavender oil blends well with bright, citrus oils like Bergamot or Mandarin. The light aroma of Lavender oil also makes it a good companion to herbaceous essential oils like Marjoram or Frankincense oil.
Using lavender for skin on young boys who haven’t reached puberty is possibly unsafe. Lavender oil might have certain hormone effects, which could disrupt the normal hormones in a boy’s body.