Lavender Essential Oil 10ml
Organic Lavender Essential Oil (Lavandula angustifolia)
For everyday burns apply neat to the area. It is ideal for sun burn and can be included in an after sun treatment by adding a drop or 2 to your moisturizing cream or to some aloe vera gel and applying liberally. You could also use Lavender floral water as a beautiful way to refresh the skin in hot weather. To use as an antiseptic Mouth wash, add a drop or 2 to a cup of water, and disperse by stirring vigorously and use immediately –do not swallow. This can also be used for halitosis, & mouth ulcers. For any throat problems such as tonsillitis, infections, laryngitis, use in the same preparation but gargle for as long as possible before spitting out. Lavender is Antifungal, and so is great for thrush. Use as a gargle for oral thrush. You can apply neat using a cotton wool pad to fungal toenail infections or in a foot bath or cream for athlete’s foot. A drop or 2 on the pillow at night can help with sleeping issues. It can be helpful for calming headaches in some people, just place a drop on fingertips and apply to temples. Lavender used as a herb is great for stress, insomnia and restlessness. It is blood cleansing and very supportive of the lymphatics. It has a cleansing effect on things that inhibit us. History ~ It was Rene-Maurice Gattefosse who observed the healing effects of lavender oil when he burnt his hand in a laboratory accident, and it is still used today for burns including in hospitals, for its pain relieving, antiseptic & skin healing properties.
Therapeutic effects~ Lavandula comes from the Latin word lavare, meaning to wash, which is particularly appropriate because Lavender is so deeply cleansing in so many ways. It is a wonderful antiseptic and since it can be used neat on the skin, it is very useful for applying directly to cuts and sores –great for children, and an essential addition to first aid kits. It also helps relieve pain and itching, as well as speeding the healing process. It is also an etheric antiseptic, so doesn’t just cleanse the body on a physical level, but on an energetic level too.
Aroma~ Refreshing, floral aroma.
Extraction~ by steam distillation.
Part of plant~ from the flowering tops.
Country of Origin~ Bulgaria.
Chemical Constituents~ Linalyl acetate, linalol, cis-b-ocimene.
Organic Certificate~ This Essential Oil is certified Organic by the Soil Association which means you can be sure that it has been produced to the highest ethical and environmental standards. The Soil Association’s standards exceed the UK government's minimum requirements for organic products in many areas but particularly in animal welfare, GM and the use of pesticides. Standards are constantly reviewed to ensure they deal with current issues.
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