Lavender Pure Essential Oil
Floral, herbaceous and camphorous aroma. Helps ease headache, pains, arthritis; natural insect repellent; helps relieve colds, flu, cuts, burns, bites and scars; also calms anxiety, stress and promotes sleep.
Our lavender is sourced from the UK and is of the species Lavandula latifolia known as broad leaved lavender, spike lavender or Portuguese lavender. It is a flowering plant in the family Lamiaceae, native to the western Mediterranean region, from central Portugal to northern Italy through Spain and southern France.
Properties of Lavender Essential Oil
- bug repellent
- induces sleep
- relieves stress and anxiety
- relieves pain
- treats acne
- antibacterial properties
How to use it:
Mix water with 5 drops of essential oil in an oil burner to diffuse and inhale the scent. Do not directly apply on the skin. Please mix with a carrier oil (e.g. Virgin Coconut Oil, Sweet Almond Oil, Jojoba Oil) before applying. Mix 10ml of carrier oil with a maximum 5 drops of essential oil.
Essential Oils are generally not recommended for use with children under six years of age, use with caution and in greater dilution for children 6 years and older.
Pregnant women or mothers who breastfeed should take precaution when using essential oils as well. Most essential oils are not recommended during the first trimester of pregnancy. There are also some essential oils that pregnant women and breastfeeding mothers should avoid.
Always do a patch test for skin allergies or irritation.
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Aroma Tools, Modern Essentials Handbook, 11th Edition