Lavender essential oil is extracted from the flowering tops of the plant Lavandula Angustifolia by steam distillation. There are several species of Lavender with variations between them. It is the most widely used essential oil in the world.
The grandmother of essential oils. Grandmothers have a cure for everything such that Lavender oil is able to care for a multitude of physical and psychological problems.
The ancient Egyptians used lavender for mummification and as a perfume. The benefits of this powerful oil were discovered over 2,500 years ago. Lavender has antioxidant, antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, analgesic, sedative, calming and antidepressant properties.
Lavender oil has antimicrobial and antioxidant properties therefore promotes healthy skin and hair. It is soothing on inflamed areas of skin and promotes faster healing for wounds and burns, it is anti-ageing too!
We use Lavender essential oil as an ingredient in many of our products not just for its versatility. Lavender oil works in synergy with other oils in a blend. This makes the blend stronger and more effective.
Lavender oil is a main component of my blend of essential oils in the Relaxing massage oil and essential oil blend. It is great for relieving stress and anxiety. It has sedative properties and works well for insomnia.
The founder of aromatherapy Renee Gattefosse discovered that Lavender completely heals a burn without scars or infection. One day working in his lab he suffered a burn to his arm. Intuitively he plunged his arm into a vat of lavender oil. His arm healed rapidly without scarring or infection. It can be applied directly to a burn to heal.
We use lavender oil in Calendula hand balm, Calming oil and Chamomile balm for its soothing and healing properties.
We use lavender oil in our Sports massage oil and Muscle rub for its analgesic and anti-inflammatory properties