An aromatic evergreen sub-shrub with a dull grey-blue colour flower from which the oil is distilled from.
Lavender has been used since very early times, Egyptians used it for the mummification process and as a perfume. The Romans used it for bathing, in their cooking and to purify the air with its calming scent and antibacterial properties.
It is one of the most commonly used oils in the world today because of its powerful antioxidant, antimicrobial, calming and antidepressive properties. Its uses vary between cosmetic and therapeutically.
The calming and sedative properties make Lavender essential oil a wonderful oil to help relax, fight stress and promote sleep due to its strong analgesic properties.
This Australian Lavender essential oil has a floral, sweet and herbaceous smell. Making it wonderfully calming and uplifting.
Lavender oil is considered to be a must-have oil if you are considering to use essential oils for your health and that of your family because of its versatile properties.
Lavender essential oil top benefits are:
Help to heal wounds and burns
Aids in the reduction of anxiety and emotional stress relief
Skin regeneration for acne spots
Try diffusing it before bedtime by adding 5 - 7 drops on your diffuser. Alternatively, you can blend it with a carrier oils and use it topically.
For stress relief apply topically behind the ears and/or 1 drop on the palm of your hand, do a cupping and do at least three deep breathing.
For cuts and wounds, blend with Tea Tree oil, Eucalyptus or Clove to enhance its antimicrobial properties and help disinfect the wound.
In the case of a headache, diffuse or inhale Lavender oil for about 15 minutes to alleviate the tensions and help relax.
Lavender essential oil is floral, sweet, herbaceous and fresh. It can be slightly camphorous.