by michael holloway
Lavender essential oil is one of the most commonly used and loved. It has a beautiful calming effect and can be used in candles, soap, massage oils and fragrance burners to name just a few uses.
NAME: Lavandula angustifolia, Lavandula officinalis
FAMILY: Lamiaceae (Labiatae)
AROMA INTENSITY: Medium
AROMA: Floral, herbaceous, sweet, woody
EXTRACTION METHOD: Steam distilled from the flowers
Skin healing, analgesic (pain relief), antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, relives burns and sunburn, antimicrobial, antiseptic, anti-fungal, sedating, reduces the appearance of scars and blemishes, helps bruises and boils heal, encourages restful sleep, helps relieve headache, relaxing, combats irritability, antidepressant, reduces anxiety, stress management, encourages feelings of love.