Lavender is the most versatile of all essential oils, in fact it is considered the universal oil. Non-toxic, non-irritating, it is safe for all skin types and has a nearly endless list of uses and benefits. Many cultures have long employed Lavender oil in folk remedies praising its powerful purifying and soothing properties.Uses of Lavender Essential Oil
FranceHistory and Background
In Chinese Medicine, cool/dry energy, cool, dispersing and relaxing benefits heat and inflammation, regulates and cools overheated liver, soothes and supports Heart Qi, releases blocked energy within Wood element to smooth flow of Qi. Received in the throat area of the body. Relates to the 5th chakra, which is aligned with healing.
Encourages full expression of self, calms nerves that results in shyness and embarrassment.Physical Description
Lavender essential oil is pale yellow in color while the absolute oil process captures the color constituents of the flowers, making it deep green-blue in color.Aromatic Description
Lavender essential oil has a refreshing, slightly medicinal scent that is softened by earthy, floral sweetness.Biological Makeup and Components
Linalyl acetate (up to 40%), linalol (40%), lavandulol, lavandulyl acetate, terpineol, cineol, limonene, ocimene, caryophyllene. Components vary according to source. High altitudes tend to produce higher ester content.Extraction Technique
Lavender essential oil is extracted by steam distillation of the fresh, flowering tops of the plant.Information for Aromatherapists
Lavender essential oil is a middle note and blends well with most oils, especially citrus and florals as well as these following oils: Cedarwood, Clove, Clary Sage, Pine, Geranium, Vetiver and Patchouli.
Our Lavender essential oil is 100% pure and natural. It is free of any chemicals, pesticides, synthetic perfumes, fillers, or carrier oils.Cautions
All of our essential oils are 100% natural and free of any chemicals, pesticides and synthetic perfumes.
These products are NOT intended to diagnose, cure or prevent any disease. This information is NOT a substitute for professional medical treatment or consultation. Prior to using essential oils, Source Vitál always recommends consulting your medical professional if you are pregnant, epileptic, have cancer, have liver issues, or any other serious illness. Do NOT ingest essential oils internally or apply undiluted oils onto the skin without consultation from an experienced and trained aromatherapist or aromatherapy practitioner. Always consult an aromatherapist before using essential oils for babies and children.
Keep all oils tightly closed and cool. Always keep out of reach of children.
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