Latin name: Lavandula angustifolia
Note: Middle / Top
Blends well with: Bergamot, Black pepper, Cedarwood, Clary Sage, Clove, Cypress, Eucalyptus, Frankincense, Geranium, German Chamomile, Grapefruit, Lemon, Lemongrass, Patchouli, Peppermint, Roman Chamomile, Rosemary, Tea tree, Thyme, Vetiver.
Substitute with: Eucalyptus, Frankincense, German Chamomile, Helichrysum, Hyssop, Lavandin, Patchouli, Roman Chamomile, Spike Lavender, Tea tree
Healing properties: Analgesic, Antianxiety, Antibacterial, Antidepressant, Antifungal, Anti-inflammatory, Antioxidant, Antiseptic, Antispasmodic, Antiviral, Bactericide,Calmative, Carminative, Cholagogue, Cicatrizant, Cordial,Cytophylactic, Decongestant, Deodorant, Diuretic, Hypotensive, Nervine, Rubefacient, Sedative, Skin healing, Sudorific, Vulnerary.
Physical conditions: Acne, Cold sores, Dermatitis, Eczema, Lice, Rashes, Ringworm, Sunburn. Stimulates healing process, promotes cell growth, formation of new skin, skin parasites. Asthma, Bronchial congestion, Cold, Influenza, Sore throat. Relaxes breathing. Muscular pain, Rheumatism.
Mental conditions: Headache, Insomnia, Mood swings, Nervous tension, Frustration, Irritability, Nervous anxiety, Panic, Grief.
Application: Inhalation, Topical, Bath
Precautions: Do not use during pregnancy! Overuse can cause allergic reactions, especially when applied neat to skin. Although Lavender is considered as a safe oil and it is one of the few essential oils that can be applied directly to skin undiluted, use judiciously! Avoid using before driving or using machinery.