Oil Name: Lavender Essential Oil
Botanical Name: Lavendula officinalis
Lavender oil has a light fresh aroma with a woody undertone, is clear in colour with a tinge of green and is watery in viscosity.
Lavender originated in France and the oil is extracted from the flowering tops by steam distillation.
Essential or Carrier Oil?
A-pinene, limonene, 1,8-cineole, cis-ocimene, trans-ocimene, 3-octanone, camphor, linalool, linalyl acetate, caryophyllene, terpinen-4-ol and lavendulyl acetate.
Analgesic, Anticonvulsive, Antidepressant, Anti inflammatory, Anti-rheumatic, Antiseptic, Anti-spasmodic, Antiviral, Bactericidal, Carminative, Cholagogue, Cicatrisant, Cordial, Cytophylactic, Decongestant, Deodorant, Diuretic, Emmenagogue, Hypotensive, Insect Repellent, Nervine, Rubefacient, Sedative, Sudorific, Vulnerary
Acne, Arthritis, Asthma, Bronchitis, Burns, Colic, Depression, Dermatitis, Fear, Flatulence, Insect Bites, Insomnia, Irritation, Muscular Aches and Pains, Nausea, Nervous Exhaustion, Nervous Tension, Nervousness, Psoriasis, Rheumatism, Sore Throat, Stress, Tension, Vomiting, Whooping Cough, Wounds
Detail of Warnings
Although lavender oil is considered one of the safest essential oils, you should discontinue use is you have any allergic reactions.
Avoid high doses during pregnancy because it is a uterine stimulant.
Compatible Combination Oils
Cedarwood, Clary Sage, Clove, Geranium, Patchouli, PineTags: Lavender essential oils