Lavender Essential Oil
Lavender Essential Oil is obtained through steam distillation of the fresh flowers.
The virtues of Lavender affect mainly the nervous system and the emotional sphere: it calms, soothes and relaxes us, appeases headaches and tachycardia, helps us find balance in times of stress, anxiety and apathy, and restores sleep when it is lacking. Lavender can assists us in finding inner peace, to let memories decant and is able to soften even the most impetuous characters. It awakens purity, sweetness and candor, creating a peaceful and relaxed atmosphere. Highly beneficial in meditation: it regenerates the mind, promotes prayer and a greater recollection.
Anti-inflammatory, antirheumatic, antiseptic, expectorant, antitussive, antispasmodic, analgesic, antineuralgic, soothes headache/migraine, cicatrizant, cell regenerating, relaxing, balances the nervous system, sedative, antidepressant, hypotensive, biliary stimulant, digestive, insect repellent, sebum-regulator, purifies skin.
– Anti-inflammatory and antirheumatic: +++
– Antiseptic: +++
– Expectorant: ++
– Antispasmodic and antitussive: ++++
– Analgesic, soothes headache/migraine: ++++
– Antineuralgic: ++++
– Cicatrizant, soothes and repairs skin: ++++
– Sedative and balancer of the nervous system: +++++
– Relieves insomnia: +++++
– Antidepressant: +++
– Hypotensive: +++
– Biliary and digestive stimulant: ++
– Insect repellent: ++
– Sebum-regulator, purifies skin: +++
In diffusion: use Lavender Essential Oil whenever you want to create a relaxed and welcoming atmosphere. Due to its prominent relaxing effect, use it especially in the evening hours, during yoga practice, in nurseries, in the children’s room. To get rid of daily stress, to reconcile sleep. Lavender’s expectorant, anti-catarrhal, and antiseptic action makes it also a powerful ally in case of colds. Refreshing, Lavender is best used in the warmer seasons and in moments of great tiredness.
Massage, ointment and friction: Lavender Essential Oil, due to its emollient, cicatrizant, antiseptic action and its particular skin tolerability can be used for all skin types. It promotes cellular reproduction, and is beneficial in treating cuts, wounds, insect bites, burns, acne lesions. After a day in the sun, when the skin is red and sensitive, add Lavender Essential Oil to your preferred cream to help decongest and soothe. As it is a powerful relaxant, Lavender Essential Oil is also extremely useful in massages, in case of rheumatic or muscular pain; it is especially recommended during the menstrual cycle and after sporting activity.
Face: cell regenerating, soothing, emollient, Lavender has all the credentials to be an indispensable ingredient for healthy skin: it helps keep tissues elastic and reduces excess oiliness, rebalancing sebum production. It is suitable for all skin types, including those affected by acne. To be used in a moisturizer or vegetable oil.
Aromatherapy for children: Lavender is one of the few Essential Oils indicated for early childhood: it can be used in diffusion, inside aromatic baths to promote sleep, for chest massages, and for direct skin application on insect bites.
Do you suffer from migraines and headaches? Try to massage your temples with one drop of Lavender Essential Oil: it will be of great benefit! Another tip: always keep Lavender Essential Oil in your bag, due to its countless virtues you will find it often very useful.
Lavender Angustifolia Essential Oil has no contraindications. Its sedative and calming effect is best achieved with reduced doses. As indication, use one drop of Lavender every 8Kg of weight.