Scientific name: Lavandula angustifolia
Family Name: Lamiaceae, mint
BEST FOR SENSITIVE, OILY AND BLEMISHED SKIN
- cell regenerating
The word “lavender” is actually derived from the Latin lavare meaning "to wash" as this herb has such a long tradition in cleansing. This species is known as English lavender. Its properties for skin include: anti-inflammatory, anti-irritant, antimicrobial, strongest gentle antiseptic, astringent, cell regenerating, cleansing, demulcent, deodorant, healing, rejuvenating, and balances sebum production. The active constituents of lavender include: terpenes such as linalool, lavandulyl acetate (named for the plant), tannins, flavonoids and phytosterols. Lavender can be used by all skin types and is safe for everyone including children and pregnant women, but is best for blemished, delicate-sensitive, oil-rich, pale-devitalized and traumatized skin. It is also used in treating almost any skin condition including: acne, allergies, anxiety, athlete’s foot, blackheads, bruises, burns, chapped skin, dehydration, dermatitis, eczema, inflamed skin, muscles aches, sagging skin, seborrhea, sensitivity, spider veins and stretch marks.
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