- Helps tone and revitalise skin.
- Useful for all types of skin problems such as acne, oily skin, boils, burns, sunburn, wounds, psoriasis, lice, insect bites and stings.
- Can be beneficial for problems such as bronchitis, asthma, colds and throat infections.
- Helpful for muscular aches and pains.
- Calming, soothing, improves sleeplessness and has a soothing and calming effect on the nerves.
- Helps with tension, panic, anxiety and nervous exhaustion in general and is effective for headaches, migraines and insomnia.
How to use:
Diffuser:Add 6-8 drops of Lavender essential oil to a diffuser.
Quick fix: A few deep inhalations from the bottle can help when you are at work, in the car or anytime you need a quick break.
Shower:Add 2-3 drops to the corner of the shower and enjoy the benefits of steam inhalation.
Bath:Add up to 5 drops in a dispersant such as oil, to the bath to create a relaxing atmosphere while nourishing your skin.
Topically:Mix 1 drop of chosen essential oil with 5ml carrier oil and apply to wrists, chest or back of the neck.
Blemishes or wounds: Lavender can be applied neat to the skin making it perfect for spot treatments - apply 1 drop to skin blemishes or wounds.
Massage:Use a 2.5% dilution; 50 drops per 100ml carrier oil.
Face massage: Add 1 drop in 5ml carrier oil.
Hand or foot bath: Add 2 drops of essential oil to a bowl of water. Soak your feet after a long day.
Compress: Add 2 drops of essential oil to a bowl of water. For treating inflammation or to cool down use cold to room temperature water. For aching tight muscles use warm to hot water. Agitate a face washer in the water, wring out excess moisture and apply washer to the affected area. Repeat two or three times as the compress cools down or warms up.
Steam Treatment:Add 2 drops of essential oil to a bowl of steaming hot water. Place your face close to the bowl and cover the back of your head and bowl with a towel to trap the aromatic vapours. Caution due to risk of burns or scalding and keep eyes covered during treatment.
Blends well with: Black Pepper, Sweet Orange, Geranium, Lemon, Neroli, Ylang Ylang and Patchouli.
Note: Too much Lavender can have the opposite effect and become stimulating.
Botanical name: Lavandula angustifolia/ Lavandula intermedia (Lavender) oil
Lavender is a good antimicrobial and can help treat the infections that cause pimples and boils. Shown to have skin regenerating properties and is perfect to apply to cuts, grazes and open wounds.
A medicine cabinet in a bottle, Lavender is a must for the first aid kit. Improves sleep, relaxation & muscle aches and is a great anti-inflammatory on the skin.
Steam distilled from the flowers, leaves and steams of the plant, our Lavender essential oil is pure, and sourced ethically from Bulgaria.
Do you get the occasional red, inflamed blemishes? Or maybe you picked your skin? Lavender has antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory properties making it great for spot treatments in your skin care routine. Apply 1 drop to skin blemishes or wounds.