Lavender Essential Oil (Lavandula angustifolia)
Lavender is one of the most versatile essential oils, effective and safe to use for many conditions. It has a complex sweet floral aroma with a slightly spicy fruity note, and is balancing, calming, and cheering. Lavender can be applied neat to the skin and is excellent for treating burns especially if applied immediately.
Kathryn Anne Lavender Essential Oil comes in a 10ml glass amber bottle with a black screw top lid that includes a dropper.
Nervous: anxiety, depression, stress, headaches, insomnia, migraines.
Skin: burns including radiography burns, eczema, psoriasis, herpes, spots, wounds, impetigo.
Digestive: liver problems, weak digestion, nausea, cramps, flatulence, congested bile.
Respiratory: bronchitis, coughs, sinusitis, TB, asthma.
Immune: infections, inflammations, fever, tonsillitis, candida.
Muscular-skeletal: arthritis, muscle ache and fatigue.
Endocrine/Reproductive: regulates/stimulates menstrual cycle, assists childbirth, PMT, cramps, menopause.
Lavender is a middle note essential oil and blends well with most essential oils, including bergamot, cedarwood, clary sage, clove, geranium, jasmine, marjoram, patchouli, pine, rose, and rosemary. It is known as the peace-making oil and one drop will harmonise a blend and enhance its action. Lavender is made through steam distillation of the flower buds just before opening.
Did you know?
The latin name Lavandula comes from lavere meaning ‘to wash’. Lavender was extensively used by the Romans in their baths.