Lavender, France - Lavandula officinalis

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Medicine Flower French Lavender Essential Oil Primary Benefits Increase relaxation, sleep, calming moods Promote healthy skin Relieve stress and emotional anxiety Help treat the migraines, headaches, nervous tension Relieve respiratory problems; including the common symptoms like flu, cough, and cold symptoms Repels insects like moths, aphids, and mosquitoes Details Botanical...

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Medicine Flower French Lavender Essential Oil

Primary Benefits

  • Increase relaxation, sleep, calming moods
  • Promote healthy skin
  • Relieve stress and emotional anxiety
  • Help treat the migraines, headaches, nervous tension
  • Relieve respiratory problems; including the common symptoms like flu, cough, and cold symptoms
  • Repels insects like moths, aphids, and mosquitoes

Details

Botanical Name: Lavandula officinalis

Family: Lamiaceae

Origin: Northern Africa and the Mediterranean mountains

Plant Part: Flowers, stems

Aroma: Sweet, flowery, pungent

Perfumery Note: Top

Blends Well With: Rose, Geranium, Frankincense, Vetiver, Pine, Lemon, Tangerine, Patchouli, bergamot, Sweet Orange, Cedarwood, Neroli, Petitgrain, Grapefruit, Rosemary, Clary Sage

Method of Extraction: steam distilled

Main Chemical Components: linalool, linalyl acetate, 1,8-cineole B-ocimene, terpinen-4-ol, and camphor

Plant Information

Originating in Greece, Rome, and Persia, luxurious Lavender oil with antiseptic properties, were enjoyed by queens and kings. Today, Lavender are a very popular item in bath salts, oils and other spa products. Derived from the Latin word “lavare”, when translated means, “to wash” or “to purify”, Lavender is one of the most versatile oils added to perfumes, balms, salves, lotions and soaps because of its sweet, flowery aroma. It is one of the most popular to aromatherapy fans for it’s calming, soothing effects and it’s medicinal benefits are shown to treat, pain, anxiety, fungal infections, hair loss, and wounds, making it an essential oil you want to keep on hand. It is also used to heal cuts, work for sunburns, help you sleep, keep mosquitos away as well as relieve nausea and motion sickness. Used as a mild sedative, antitussive, antiflatulent, diuretic, medicine for urinary and respiratory infections and antispasmodic digestive, you can simply massage your temples with lavender oil to relieve a headache.

Usages

For sleep aid, place a few drops on a tissue and inhale or rub into the palms of your hands and inhale or just take a sniff of it right out of the bottle! You can also add a few drops to a spray bottle, mix with distilled water and spray this mist around the room.

Diluted with a carrier oil, several drops will give your skin and uplifting boost and may reduce sore muscles. Put lavender oil in hot water and use a soaked towel and use to treat muscle injuries or sprains.

Add a few drops to a candle and place on your outdoor patio for a mosquito repellent.

In a spray bottle mix a few drops and spray onto your clothes or skin as a mosquito repellent.

You can also add to food to enhance flavor, or add to water or even cookies.

Safety

Always test for skin sensitivity prior to widespread use and use on the feet when possible. Excessive use of any oil can lead to skin sensitization. If skin irritation does occur, wash with water and soap and rinse thoroughly. Keep out of eyes, ears, or nose. Experts do not recommend using essential oil if you have a terminal illness, cancer, epilepsy or a number of other conditions. Not all oils are created equal, so test brands carefully, and never use an oil in a way not recommended. Our oil is therapeutic grade, however we do not recommend any oils be used internally unless on the advice of a medical professional.

These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.

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