Lavender Essential Oil has long been cherished for its unmistakable aroma, and for the many ways it supports overall health and wellness. It is widely used and accepted for its calming and relaxing qualities. And, due to its versatility and soothing properties, lavender is considered the must-have oil, something to have on hand at all times.
Botanical Family:Lavandula angustifolia
Extraction Method/Origin: Steam distilled from flowering top—France, Idaho, Utah
Historical Uses: During Medieval times, people were obviously divided on the properties of lavender regarding love. Some would claim that it could keep the wearer chaste, while others claimed just the opposite––touting its aphrodisiac qualities. The list of uses is long.
Other Possible Uses: Lavender is a universal oil that has traditionally been known to balance the body and to work wherever there is a need. If in doubt, use lavender. It may help anxiety, arthritis, asthma, body systems balance, boils, bronchitis, bruises, carbuncles, cold sores, convulsions, depression, earaches, fainting, gallstones, hay fever, relieve headaches, heart irregularities, reduce high blood pressure, hives (urticaria), hysteria, insect bites and bee stings, infection, influenza, injuries, repel insects, laryngitis, mental clarity, migraine headaches, mouth abscess, reduce mucus, nervous tension, pineal gland (activates), respiratory function, rheumatism, skin conditions (eczema, psoriasis, rashes), sprains, stress, sunburns (including lips), sunstroke, tension, throat infections, tuberculosis, typhoid fever, whooping cough, and wounds. One of our readers suggested putting a drop of lavender in the mascara bottle to thin it out and get more shine from eyelashes.
Body System(s) Affected: Cardiovascular System, Emotional Balance, Nervous System, Skin.
Aromatic Influence: It promotes consciousness, health, love, peace and a general sense of well-being.
Usage Instructions Application: Apply to Vita Flex Points and/or directly on area of concern; diffuse.
Blend Classification: Enhancer, Modifier, and Equalizer.
Blends With: Most oils, especially citrus oils, chamomile, clary sage, and geranium.
Odor: Type: Middle Note (50–80% of the blend); Scent: Floral, sweet, herbaceous, balsamic, woody undertones; Intensity: 2.
Frequency: Emotional and Spiritual; approximately 118.