March 26, 2020 Lavender Essential Oil

Lavender Essential Oil Foundations

Learn about Essential Oils, discover their properties and benefits while creating a strong foundation and knowledge base. So whether you are looking for natural remedies or wish to incorporate plant based products into your life, understanding the basics is a great place to start. Find what works for you! neōb Lavender is here to help!

Lavender Essential Oil

Botanical Name: Lavandula Angustifolia

There are many different species and varieties of plants, which can affect the properties or quality of an essential oil. Check the Botanical name or INCI name, this will help clearly distinguish an essential oil derived from one plant from other plants that share the same common name. 

Plant Part: Flower stalks 

Distillation method: Steam distillation 

Properties

  • Skin healing (helps heal burns, bug bites, scars and acne) 
  • Reduces the appearance of blemishes
  • Soothes skin after sunburn
  • Supports aging skin 
  • Gentle on sensitive skin types
  • Sleeping aid
  • Calming & relaxing
  • Reduces anxiety, stress, and nervous tension
  • Relieves headaches & migraines
  • Reduces digestive discomfort
  • Relieves swelling, joint and muscle pain

Benefits & Uses 

Relaxation and Calming 

Aromatically: Lavender is known for its calming and relaxation properties. Use aromatically; add a few drops of lavender essential oil in a diffuser or place lavender sachets and  bouquets in desired areas or spray lavender Air Mists around the room. 

Topically: Body sprays and roll-ons are a great way to use this essential oil topically for its calming effects, reducing stress, anxiety and nervous tension. 

Baths: Lavender bubble baths are another great way to relax. You can use lavender bath bombs or simply add a few drops of lavender essential oil to the bath. 

Sleep

Lavender is commonly used as a mild sleeping aid, it can be easily added to a diffuser or used in a Pillow Spray before bed. 

Skin Healing 

Lavender is a natural skin healer and is gentle on sensitive skin. Lavender essential oil can be applied topically to the skin and is a fantastic addition to facial creams, body lotions, body washes and soaps. Apply to burns, bug bites, scars, acne, swelling or sore muscles to promote healing. Lavender soothes skin after sunburn and supports aging skin. Lavender in shampoos acts as a natural hair loss preventative by strengthening hair follicles. 

Headaches, Migraines, Stress & Anxiety 

Lavender naturally reduces headaches, migraines, stress and anxiety. Use lavender essential oil aromatically or apply to the temples, back of neck, wrists or desired area with a convenient roll-on.

Perfume 

If you love the floral scent of Lavender, easily make your own natural plant based perfume by adding a few drops of essential oil to a carrier oil and apply to the skin. 

Baby Products

Lavandula Angustifolia can calm irritated skin and makes a great addition to Baby Products because of its gentle nature.  

Where can I find Lavender Essential Oil?

Visit our Glorious Niagara Lavender Essential Oil page to add this fantastic essential oil to your collection! neōb Lavender is committed to the quality and purity of every bottle of essential oil we produce. 

Cautions

  • Lavender essential oil is typically non-toxic, non-irritating and non-sensitizing. However, it is recommended to dilute essential oil before applying directly on skin. Spot test when in doubt. 
  • Keep out of reach of children and pets.
  • There are many different varieties of lavender so know the difference between species and contact manufacturer as needed. 

Further Information

Lavender essential oil is an excellent addition to your essential oil collection known for its versatility and wide variety of benefits. 

Looking to build your knowledge of Essential Oils, check out our article on Essential Oil Foundations. Learn and grow with neōb Lavender. 

Essential oils are highly concentrated and potent. Prior to use consult a Healthcare Professional especially if pregnant, nursing, taking medication or have a medical condition. Keep out of reach of children and animals. Keep away from sensitive skin areas such as eyes, ears and mucus membranes. 

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