Lavender from the Latin word “Lavare” meaning to cleanse is of great benefit on an emotional and physical level. A good balancer, it is useful in helping people to recover from mood swings. Ideal for use prior to bed or during night-time awakenings. Also well known for relieving head tension. Has a restorative, tonic effect and is often used in blends for the joints and muscles.
Source: Lavandula angustifolia is grown in France.
Extraction: Lavender essential oil is steam distilled from the freshly cut flowering tops of the evergreen shrub Lavandula angustifolia.
Aroma: Lavender essential oil has a sweet, floral and herbaceous scent with a balsamic undertone.
Uses: Massage, baths, vaporisation, poultice, compress and may be added to base emollients.
Blends well with: Bergamot, Black Pepper, Cedarwood, Chamomile, Clary sSage, Clove, Cypress, Eucalyptus, Geranium, Grapefruit, Juniper, Lemon, Lemongrass, Mandarin, Marjoram, Oakmoss, Palmarosa, Patchouli, Peppermint, Pine, Ravensara, Rose, Rosemary, Tea Tree, Thyme and Vetiver.
Caution: Always ensure proper dilution of Lavender essential oil