ECO. Lavender Pure Essential Oil
The nurturing floral scent of Lavender essential oil gently cools and calms our spirits. A medicine cabinet in a bottle, Lavender is a must for the first aid kit. Lavender essential oil is popular for its relaxing and healing qualities, and has been known to improve sleep and general wellbeing.
- Improves sleep
- Helps muscle aches & pains
- Regenerates skin
Botanical name: Lavandula angustifolia/ Lavandula intermedia (Lavender) oil
Ingredients: Lavandula angustifolia/ Lavandula intermedia (Lavender) oil
How To Use:
Face: Apply 1 drop to skin blemishes or wounds. Gentle face massage can be used to help fight acne and stimulate the lymphatic system. Add 1 drop to 5ml/0.17fl.oz carrier oil. Try to direct massage stroke from the midline towards the outer edge of your jaw to promote lymphatic drainage.
Spot treatment: Apply 1 drop of essential oil to a blemish daily until it heals.
Hand or foot bath: Add 2 drops of essential oil to a bowl of water. For inflammation consider using cold/room temperature water. For aches and tight muscles use warm/hot water.
Steam treatment (face and respiratory system): Add 2 drops of essential oil to a bowl of steaming hot water.
Compress: To a bowl of water add 2 drops of essential oil. 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.
Massage: Use a 2.5% dilution; 50 drops per 100ml/3.38fl.oz carrier oil. Face massage blend, 1 drop of oil to 5ml/0.17fl.oz carrier oil.
Bath: Add up to 5 drops, in a dispersant such as oil, to the bath.
Diffuser: Add 6-8 drops to help calm the nerves and promote relaxation.
Lavender is considered safe to use during pregnancy, illness, for young children and is non-sensitising to the skin. Use sparingly to encourage sleep, 1 drop on the pillow should be enough. Too much Lavender can have the opposite effect and become stimulating.
Blends well with: Black Pepper, Sweet Orange, Geranium, Lemon, Neroli, Ylang Ylang and Patchouli.
Information Source: ECO. Modern Essentials
WORD OF CAUTION: Petal & Spice cannot provide therapeutic or medical advice in any shape or form. The information provided in this description is for reference purposes only and does not replace medical advice. If you have any concerns you should always consult your health care professional. Although essential oil are pure and natural, they still contain potent plant ingredients and should be used sparingly, as directed, and with caution.