About: Lavandula angustifolia is a flowering, evergreen shrub that can grow to 3 feet in height. Lavender is the aromatherapy catch-all and the oil has a strong floral aroma in sync with that of the fresh flowers.
- Latin Binomial; Lavandula angustifolia
- Country of Origin; Bulgaria
- Traditional Uses; Abscesses, acne, allergies, athlete’s foot, boils, bruises, burns, dandruff, dermatitis, earaches, eczema, inflammation, insect bites/stings, insect repellent, lice, psoriasis, ringworm, scabies, sores, spots, all skin types, sunburn, wounds, muscular aches and pains, rheumatism, sprains, asthma, bronchitis, catarrh, halitosis, laryngitis, throat infections, whooping cough, abdominal cramps, colic, dyspepsia, flatulence, nausea, cystitis, dysmenorrhoea, leucorrhoea, flu, depression, headaches, hypertension, insomnia, migraines, nervous tension, stress related conditions, sciatica, shock, vertigo
- Method of Production; steam distillation of flowers
- Perfume Note; top
- Safety; low need for dilution prior to topical application
How to Use:
Diffusing: Add 5-10 drops to your diffuser.
Topical Use, Bathing & Massage: Add 2-5 drops to 10ml of carrier oil and place in warm bath water or massage into skin.
Facial Steam: Add 2-5 drops to a bowl of steaming water and inhale deeply for 5-10 minutes. For best results, cover your head and the bowl with a towel to trap steam.