LAVENDER ESSENTIAL OIL

Lavender essential oil is best for blemished and sensitive skin.

Scientific name:  Lavandula angustifolia

Lesser varieties:  Lavandula mailette, Lavandula hybrida grosso

Family name:  Lamiaceae, mint
Plant Origin: France

 


BEST FOR SENSITIVE, DELICATE, BLEMISHED AND OILY SKIN

FEATURES

  • antioxidant
  • anti-irritant
  • astringent
  • antiseptic
  • anti-inflammatory
  • cell regenerative
  • anti-wrinkle

BENEFITS

  • protecting
  • soothing
  • firming
  • cleansing
  • anti-aging
  • healing
  • smoothing
  • balancing

 

AROMATHERAPY

  • appeasing
  • calming
  • clarifying
  • de-stressing
  • healing
  • uplifting

FUNCTION

  • preservative

Lavender oil is one of the only essential oils that can be applied undiluted, or “neat,” to the skin. It is a remedy for sunburns and burns, prevents wrinkles and scarring, and soothes and heals insect bites. It also helps to prevent infection; for example, a drop or two of undiluted lavender essential oil can be applied topically to dispel a pimple before erupting. Lavender is used in skin formulas as facial steams, cleansers, toners, lotions, soaps, massage oils and foot soaks. Misting oneself several times daily with lavender water helps to moisturize the skin and improve one's mood. The aroma of lavender is described as a smooth, sweet floral top-middle note with an herbaceous undertone. Lavender oil is a potent healing agent both mentally and physically. Its properties for mind include: calming, relaxing, clarifying, stimulating, healing and appeasing. Emotional benefits include ease of: anxiety, depression, hysteria, impatience, fatigue, shock, suspicion and tension. As a powerful relaxant it is used to treat insomnia just place some on a white pillowcase before bed.

  • highland lavender: antiseptic, antifungal, anti-inflammatory, analgesic, promotes tissue regeneration, soothes burns, prevents scarring, sleep aid, calms, relaxes and balances