Description: Lavender essential oil is extracted from the flowering tops. The flowers give the oil a sweet, but powerful scent. The purple flowers grow in on a “spike” sprouting from the bottom of the plant, and the entire plant can grow to be about 3 feet tall. This plant is native to England, France, Tasmania, and Yugoslavia. Herbalists across the world use the plant to cure head pains, fainting, and cramps for ages. Many zoos use the scent to calm ferocious animals.The scent will rejuvenate and inspire a tired person to relax as well as soothe and slow down stress and tension.
Lavender essential oil aids Acne, ADD & ADHD, Respiratory System, Amenorrhea & Dysmenorrhea, High Blood Pressure, Bruises, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Circulation, Hair Loss, Hair Growth, Cleaning, Skin Care, Sinuses, Ear Infection, Memory, Fibromyalgia, Menopause, First Aid, Frozen Shoulder, Stars and Stretch Marks, Hair Loss, Immune System, Foot Care, Insect Repellant, Headaches, Insomnia, Anti-Aging.
Lavender opens communication, relaxes, increases expressiveness, feeling heard. Those who have a fear of self-disclosure, are emotionally dishonest, fear rejection or have blocked communication may benefit.
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Suggestions: Dilute and massage on temples to ease tension headaches. Apply a few drops to a tissue and inhale or place on your pillow for a restful sleep. Add 5 drops to a hot bath for a blissful retreat. Add a few drops to your laundry rinse, drawers, and water reservoir of your iron for fresh smelling laundry. Diluted lavender is helpful for emotional issues of abandonment or feeling criticized. Apply across stomach between breasts and navel. Lavender has natural antiseptic and antibacterial properties, so lavender can be used as a moisturizing hand sanitizer as well.
Extracted through steam distillation of flowers. Originates from France.
Uses: Lavender is especially known for its ability to soothe burns, inflammation, cuts, wounds, eczema, dermatitis, fainting, headaches, influenza, insomnia, hysteria, migraine, nausea, nervous tension, infections, bacterial conditions, sores, ulcers, acne, boils, asthma, rheumatism, and arthritis. Lavender upholds the spirit and brings a sense of deep relaxation, as well as supports compassion and tenderness towards others. This oil works well supporting the mind, easing emotional anxiety, and aiding insomnia. Lavender oil is useful for soothing burns minor burns, dry skin, eczema and acne, improving the appearance of scars, giving comfort to irritated infant skin, relaxing muscular aches, calming backaches during pregnancy, and reducing swelling caused by sprains.
To alleviate aching or swelling, use a cold compress with 4 drops of lavender, and 2 drops of yarrow. Apply 2-3 drops of lavender oil to minor burns, dry or chapped skin, on or around scar tissue areas. To soothe burns, sunburn, or eczema, apply a blend of lavender, roman chamomile, and spearmint to the affected area. To soothe irritated infant skin, use a blend of 1 drop of lavender with 4 tsp of a carrier oil.
Lavender is also a helpful relaxation and sleep aid. Massage, inhale or diffuse lavender to calm your mind, body and spirit after a long day or stressful situation. For a restful sleep, vaporize 4 drops of lavender, and 2 drops of sweet orange. To relax muscular aches, take a bath with 4 drops of lavender, and 2 drops of vetiver. Rub a few drops of lavender essential oil onto your hand and spread over your child’s pillow to help him/her sleep.
To quiet emotional anxiety, bathe with 2 drops of lavender. Lavender is also a helpful household essential oil. Add a few drops of lavender essential oil to a cotton ball and place in closets and drawers to scent linens and repel moths and insects. Place a few drops of lavender essential oil on a wet cloth or dryer sheet to deodorize and freshen laundry.
French Lavender is non-toxic, making it safe for all skin types.
For external use only. See our Safety Information page for further details when using essential oils.
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”This oil is awesome. The lavender scent is amazing and it truly helps you relax after a long day!” – S. Quartaro
Density: 0.875 - 0.890 @ 20 deg C
Refractive Index: 1.4590 - 1.4630 @ 20 deg C
Optical Rotation: -6° to -11° @ 20 deg C
Solubility: Soluble in alcohol and oils. Insoluble in water.