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Lavender Essential Oil

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Product Description

Lavender essential oil is a natural relaxant and is used universally for its calming effects. It is an antidepressant and is used to calm a stressed spirit, anxiety, and hysteria. It is wonderful for inducing a restful sleep. A drop on the pillowcase, in the bath, or massaged into the soles of the feet and hands leads to a peaceful night and waking up with less muscle tenseness that lasts throughout the day. 

Put a few drops into your favorite diffuser. Dilute with a carrier oil before applying it to the skin. 100% organic. 15 ml. 

PARTS USED

Flowering tops

EXTRACTION METHOD

Steam distilled

NOTE CLASSIFICATION

Middle

AROMA

Sweet, floral, herbaceous

OVERVIEW

Lavender oil has a long history of use in the aromatherapy world. It is also found in cosmetic blends, DIY cleaning formulas, and laundry detergents. The herb has been used for strewing, and the flowers are used as an aromatic.

BLENDS WELL WITH 

Bergamot, black pepper, cedarwood, chamomile, clary sage, clove, cypress, eucalyptus, geranium, grapefruit, juniper, lemon, lemongrass, mandarin, marjoram, oakmoss, palmarosa, patchouli, peppermint, pine, rose, rosemary, tea tree, thyme, vetiver 

HERBAL MISCELLANY 

The name “lavender” is derived from the Latin lavare, meaning, “to wash”. Greeks and Romans perfumed their bathwater with lavender, burned lavender incense to appease their wrathful gods, and believed the scent of lavender to be soothing to untamed lions and tigers.

PRECAUTIONS

This oil can cause skin sensitization. Never use essential oils undiluted, in eyes or mucus membranes. Do not take internally unless working with a qualified and expert practitioner. Keep away from children.

Before using topically, perform a small patch test on your inner forearm or back by applying a small quantity of diluted essential oil and apply a bandage. Wash the area if you experience any irritation. If no irritation occurs after 48 hours it is safe to use on your skin.

 

For educational purposes only. This information has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration.
This information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.

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