A nurturing floral for the mind and body, lavender essential oil gently cools and calms our spirits. A medicine cabinet in a bottle, Lavender is a must for the first aid kit.
Lavender essential oil is popular for its relaxing and healing qualities, and may improve sleep and general wellbeing.
Lavender Essential Oil can be used in the following ways:
Skin & Hair: Tones and revitalises skin, and is useful for all types of skin problems such as abscesses, acne, oily skin, boils, burns, sunburn, wounds, psoriasis, lice, insect bites and stings. It also acts as an insect repellent
Body: It is very beneficial for problems such as bronchitis, asthma, colds, laryngitis, halitosis, throat infections and whooping cough and helps the digestive system deal with colic, nausea, vomiting and flatulence. Also relieves pain when used for rheumatism, arthritis, lumbago and muscular aches and pains
Mind & Emotions:Calming, soothing, improves sleeplessness a soothing and calming effect on the nerves, relieving tension, depression, panic, hysteria and nervous exhaustion in general and is effective for headaches, migraines and insomnia
How to use your essential oil:
Burner: add a few drops to your electric or tea light candle vaporiser
Massage or body oil: add a few drops to a carrier oil to use for massage, a customised body oil, or to treat ailments
Bath: add 10-12 drops to a full bath before immersing yourself in the warm water
Shower: sprinkle 10-12 drops on your shower floor and let the scent wash over you
Skin: essential oils can be applied directly to skin but please do a patch test as a precaution (a drop applied on the inner elbow just below the crease, or behind the ear) and look for any adverse response before applying directly to the face or body
Note: Never apply essential oil on broken, raw or sensitive skin, and do not apply directly on skin during pregnancy.