100% pure Essential Oil of Lavender (lavandula augustifolia x latifolia)
Therapeutic effects: . Lavender is excellent for migraine. As an antiseptic it can be used for many skin conditions and infections of the lungs, digestion and urinary tract. Its sedative and tonic effected make lavender a great balancer of the nervous and emotional systems. Extremely versatile.
Uses: Lavender essential oil can be used many ways, baths, room sprays, inhalation, massage. Inhale by placing a few drops in boiling water or use as a cold compress for headaches and migraine. To combat sleeplessness take a lavender bath. A warm towel wrap will soothe nervous exhaustion.
Origins: It was brought to Europe by the Romans and Lavender comes from the word "lavare" meaning to wash. It was one of the most favoured aromatics used by the Romans in their daily bathing rituals. Both the Greeks and the Romans burned lavender twigs as a room purifier to ward off the plague.
We only stock cold pressed or steam extracted essential oils -(never solvent extracted)
Cautionary Note: NEVER apply pure essential oil directly to the skin. Avoid mucus membranes (eyes/nose/mouth). Always consult with a Qualified Medical or Natural Therapy Practitioner before using essential oils for medicinal purposes.
This product was added to our catalog on Friday 17 October, 2008.