Lavender Essential Oil
Lavender is one of the most popular essential oils to own. Lavender Oil has a beautiful, versatile aroma. It is anti-bacterial and is a must-have for your first-aid kit. Its calming and sedative properties make Lavender Essential Oil a wonderful oil to help relax, fight stress and to promote sleep. And when properly diluted, it's amongst the safest of essential oils.
Lavandula angustifolia / Lavandula officianalis
Common Method of Extraction
Plant Part Typically Used
Leaves and Flowers/Buds
Clear with a Tinge of Yellow
Strength of Initial Aroma
Lavender Oil is floral, fresh, sweet, herbaceous and sometimes slightly fruity. It can be slightly camphorous.
Lavender Oil Uses
Acne, allergies, anxiety, asthma, athlete's foot, bruises, burns, chicken pox, colic, cuts, cystitis, depression, dermatitis, dysmenorrhea, earache, flatulence, headache, hypertension, insect bites, insect repellent, itching, labor pains, migraine, oily skin, rheumatism, scabies, scars, sores, sprains, strains, stress, stretch marks, vertigo, whooping cough.
Blends Well With
Bergamot, Black Pepper, Cedarwood, Chamomile, Clary Sage, Frankincense, Geranium, Grapefruit, Lemongrass, Lime, Orange Sweet, Peppermint, Rosemary, Ylang Ylang