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Product Highlight : Lavender Essential Oil

Product Highlight : Lavender Essential Oil

Lavandula angustifolia (Lavender or English Lavender), is a highly aromatic evergreen flowering shrub.  Commonly used as an ornamental plant, its also known for its medicinal properties. It has even been used as a useful, natural aid in keeping pesky bugs at bay. Pure and clean, this versatile herb has been widely used for centuries.

To make lavender essential oil, the flowers are steam distilled to extract the strong, woody-floral camphorous oil.  This oil boasts antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, anti-microbial, anti-microbial, antiseptic, deodorant, insecticide and sedative properties.

Lavender Essential Oil Blends Well With

Any Citrus, Bay, Bergamot, Cedar, Chamomile, Clary Sage, Eucalyptus, Juniper Berry, Geranium, Palmarosa, Patchouli, Pine, Rose, Rosemary, Rosewood, and Ylang Ylang

Aromatherapy Blends with Lavender Essential Oil

While almost any other oil blends beautifully with lavender essential oil, some blends to try include:

4 parts lavender : 3 parts petigrain : 1 part frankincense for a calming aromatherapy experience.

5 parts lavender : 2 parts ylang ylang : 1 part bergamot is perfect for those who love fresh florals

3 parts lavender : 2 parts patchouli : 2 parts rose geranium makes a an earthy, very grounding blend.

Equal parts of sweet orange and lavender makes a clean, disinfecting combination - terrific in DIY cleaning solutions.

Equal parts lavender, petitgrain and bergamot is a beautiful, more sophisticated blend.

It's hard to go wrong with lavender essential oil!

Disclaimer

This information is for educational purposes only, it is not intended to treat, cure, prevent or, diagnose any disease or condition. Nor is it intended to prescribe in any way. This information is for educational purposes only and may not be complete, nor may its data be accurate.

As with all essential oils, never use them undiluted. Do not take internally. Keep away from children. If applying an essential oil to your skin always perform a small patch test to an insensitive part of the body, after you have properly diluted the oil in an appropriate carrier oil.



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