Lavender Essential Oil
Botanical Name: Lavandula angustifolia
Extraction Method: Steam Distilled
Plant Part: Flower
Blends well with essential oils: Bergamot, Black Pepper, Cedarwood, Chamomile, Roman, Clary Sage, Clove Bud, Cypress, Eucalyptus, Geranium, Grapefruit, White, Juniper, Berry, Lemon, Lemongrass, Marjoram, Sweet, Palmarosa, Patchouli, Peppermint, Ravensara, Rosemary, Tea Tree, Thyme, White, Vetiver.
Aromatic scent: Fresh, sweet, herbaceous, floral
Practical Uses: This is the highest quality Lavender and is best used for aromatherapy. Some of its many properties include: analgesic, antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial, antiseptic, antispasmodic, aromatic, decongestant, insecticide, sedative and stimulant. Bulgarian Lavender has been known to help acne, allergies, anxiety, asthma, athlete's foot, bruises, burns, chicken pox, colic, cuts, cystitis, depression, dermatitis, dysmenorrhea, earaches, headaches, hypertension, insect bites, itching, labor pains, oily skin, rheumatism, scars, sores, sprains, stress, stretch marks, vertigo and whooping cough. In fact, check out what Dr. Axe has to say about Helichrysum oil benefits and uses in his Natural Health Newsletter.
NOTE: Avoid while in 1st and 2nd trimester of pregnancy. Persons with low blood pressure should avoid use.
Medical disclaimer: As with all essential oils, never use them undiluted. Do not take internally unless working with a qualified and expert practitioner. Keep away from children and pets. If applying an essential oil to your skin always perform a small patch test to an insensitive part of the body (after you have properly diluted the oil in an appropriate carrier).
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