Lavender has a herbal, fresh and sweet aroma. It may help with anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, help skin heal burns, rashes, and reduce nervous tension. Lavender is the only essential oil which can be used both neat and in an carrier oil. This is a wonderful oil to diffuse at night to help sleep too.
May help: skin, anxiety, stress, calming the mind and nervous system.
How to use: Add 5-6 drops of oil to one ounce of a carrier oil such as; coconut, almond, olive, grapeseed oil and mix. Apply to feet, arms or legs (Perform a small patch test for skin sensitivity to oil or carrier). If you have a diffuser; add 4-5 drops in a diffuser with water and diffuse into air. Add to a cleaning product too.
Do not take internally unless guided by a qualified practitioner.
Aroma: herbal - sweet, light, fresh, cool
Botanical Name: Lavandula angustifolia
Country of Origin: Bulgaria
Extraction Method: Streamed Distilled
Plant Part: Flowers
Blends with: Lemon, Orange, Frankincense, Rosemary. Eucalyptus, Ylang Ylang, Vetiver, Clary Sage, Sweet Marjoram
Shelf Life: 0-4 years Keep sealed tightly and stored in dark place.
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GC/MS Sheet Lav-0002
LINALYL ACETATE 32.0