Possibly one of the most versatile of all Essential Oils, Lavender Essential Oil is steam distilled from the lavender plant.
Used in an oil burner or vaporiser, Lavender Essential Oil, as well as releasing a pleasing fragrance, can help alleviate depression, fatigue and stress. A few drops can also be added to a bath to help you relax and sleep better.
To use as a rub or massage oil, a few drops of Lavender essential oil can be mixed with a base oil, such as jojoba, grapeseed, sweet almond, avocado and others.
For skin care, Lavender Essential Oil can be used as an aid for treating abscesses, acne, allergies, athlete's foot, boils, bruises, burns, dandruff, dermatitis, earache, eczema, inflammations, insect bites and stings, insect repellant, lice, psoriasis, ringworm, scabies, sores, spots, sunburn and wounds.
The pharmaceutical industry use Lavender Essential Oil in antiseptic ointments and in fragrance.
Always consult an authorised practitioner before use.
Lavender Essential Oil
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18 January 2010
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