Fresh, sweet, soft, floral
Antiseptic, analgesic, antibacterial, anti-depressant, anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial, antispasmodic, detoxifying, soothing, balancing, relaxing, sedative
Lavender (Lavandula angustifolia) is the most versatile of all essential oils! Its calming and sedative properties make lavender essential oil wonderful to help relax, sooth irritability, relieve stress, nervous tension, anxiety, and depression and improve sleep. It restores balance for your body and mind, and is excellent for tension headaches and migraines.
Lavender is highly regarded for skin and beauty. It soothes skin irritations, helps to balance sebum production and improve complexion. Lavender oil can also be useful for dandruff and promote hair growth when added to a base shampoo.
Lavender essential oil helps clear up sinus congestion and alleviate respiratory conditions like colds and flu, cough, throat infections, asthma and bronchitis. Add a few drops to boiling water and inhale deeply. It is also blissful relief to sore throats. Add a few drops of lavender essential oil into a glass of water, mix well and gargle (do not swallow).
Lavender essential oil relieves various types of pains including sprains, joint pain, rheumatism and arthritis, and soothes tired, aching muscles.
Lavender essential oil is naturally anti-microbial, anti-inflammatory and skin-healing, and is a must-have for your first-aid kit. Lavender essential oil helps form scar tissues, speed the healing of minor burns, cuts and wounds, soothe insect bites, relieve pain, and reduce itching, swelling and redness.