Lavender Essential Oil
Lavender Pure Essential Oil - 1/2 oz bottle
Botanical Name: (Bulgarian)
Plant Part: Flowers
Processing Method: Steam Distillation
The beautiful evergreen Lavender shrub, can grow up to 3 feet tall, with light green, narrow leaves and violet lavender blue flowers. The lavender plant is covered with oil glands, which reside in the star shaped hairs that cover the plant, the oil is obtained by distillation from the flower spikes. Lavender has been used since ancient times, and the Romans added lavender to their bath water, hence the name from the Latin lavare, 'to wash'. The oil is believed to have antiseptic & anti-inflammatory properties which are useful for a wide array of therapeutic applications. Differences in soil, altitude and temperature, precipitation and seasons contribute to subtle changes in the scent from one lot of Lavender to another.
Common uses and benefits of Lavender essential oil:
Diabetic sore relief
Application methods:-Diffuse lavender in the air, apply topically to affected area or mix with carrier oil for easier application.
How other Mulberry Pines customers are using Lavender Essential Oil:
"I add a drop of lavender oil to my nightly face cream to help me fall asleep"
Cautions: Dilute before use; for external use only. May cause skin irritation in some individuals; a skin test is recommended prior to use. Contact with eyes should be avoided.