100% pure certified organic essential oil. Distilled from lavandula angustifolia.
One of the most fundamental and versatile essential oils used in aromatherapy lavender calms, refreshes and invigorates. It eases tiredness, stress, insomnia and depression. When used as a massage oil, it helps treat high blood pressure and relieves muscular and joint pains.
This aromatic plant also has natural antiseptic and astringent properties that can smooth sunburns, bites, infections and other minor skin problems when applied. Lavender benefits all skin types.
Our Lavender is harvested by hand at the peak of bloom for maximum color and most importantly oil quality! We use only the flower or ‘buds’ and not the whole plant as most commercial processes do.
|Lavender Essential Oil Profile
|Origin: Paso Robles, California USA||Method: Steam Distilled (copper distiller)|
The oil is a colorless to pale yellow liquid with a sweet, floral-herbaceous scent and balsamic-woody undertone. It is used as a fixative in perfumery and blends well with most essential oils.
Principal Constituents: These are naturally occurring in the essential oil.
General Actions: Antiseptic, Antimicrobial, Neurological
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How to Take It:
* Oral use in children is not recommended.
The following are recommended adult doses for lavender:
* Internal use: Tea: 1 - 2 tsp whole herb per cup of hot water. Steep for 10 - 15 minutes and drink, 1 - 3 times a day.
* Tincture: (1: 4): 20 - 40 drops, 3 times a day.
* Inhalation: 2 - 4 drops in 2 - 3 cups of boiling water. Inhale vapors for headache, depression, or insomnia.
* Topical external application: lavender oil is one of the few oils that can be safely applied undiluted. for ease of application, add 1 - 4 drops per tablespoon of base oil ( such as almond or olive oil ). DO NOT USE LAVENDER OIL INTERNALLY. Also, avoid contact with the eyes or mucous membranes such as the lips and nostrils.
The use of herbs is a time-honored approach to strengthening the body and treating disease. Herbs, however contain active components that can trigger side effects and interact with other herbs, supplements, or medications. for these reasons, herbs should be taken with care, under the supervision of a health care provider qualified in the field of botanical medicine.
Although side effects are rare, some individuals may develop an allergic reaction to lavender. Nausea, vomiting, headache, and chills have also been reported in some individuals following inhalation or absorption of lavender through the skin.
Pregnant and breast-feeding women should avoid using lavender.
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Important Note: The information on localhost:8888 is only provided for educational purposes, and further research should be done on each essential oil to be assured of its proper usage for each individual. Aromatherapy is not meant to be a replacement for care under a qualified health professional, but should be considered a complimentary modality.
An Interesting look at a small batch lavender essential oil extraction with the use of a 7 Gallon copper hydro-steam distiller. By Lila Avery-Fuson
- Essential Oil Profile:
- Essential Oil of Lavender Lavender Essential Oil Profile Origin: Paso Robles, California USA Method:Steam Distilled (copper distiller) Characteristics: The oil is a colorless to pale yellow liquid with a sweet, floral-herbaceous scent and balsamic