Lavender Essential Oil 

Botanical Name - (Lavandula angustifolia)
Part of plant used - flowers and leaves

Lavender has many wonderful and health giving properties. It is a general healing oil which has an appealing elegant, floral aroma with woody undertones. This oil is a middle note. Lavender appeals to all sorts of people of different ages for emotional and physical healing.

Emotional Applications

  • calming
  • depression, hysteria
  • freedom from worries and concerns
  • increases concern for your own well being and health

Physical Applications

  • Relaxes when stressed, tense and mild anxiety - bath, massage, vaporizer
  • Burns and sunburn - gentle light massage
  • PMS - massage on abdomen in clockwise strokes
  • Psoriasis, dermatitis and eczema - massage
  • Hyperactivity and restlessness in children - bath, massage
  • Insect bites and stings - topical undiluted
  • Headaches - massage on temple, cheeks, neck and shoulders
  • Insomnia - put one drop onto pillow, vaporizer, bath

Cautions

  • Do not take internally.