This high altitude Lavender preferred by aromatherapists is an evergreen woody shrub, up to 1 meter tall, with pale green, narrow linear leaves and violet blue flowers.
Herbalist regards Lavender as the most useful and versatile essential oil for therapeutic purposes. Properties of Lavender Essential Oil include analgesic, anti-convulsive, anti-depressant, anti-phlogistic, antirheumatic, antiseptic, antispasmodic, antiviral, bactericide, antifungal, carminative, cholagogue, cicatrisant, cordial, cytophylactic, decongestant, deodorant, and as a diuretic.
Lavender is the essential oil most commonly associated with burns and healing of the skin. It also has antiseptic and analgesic properties which will ease the pain of a burn, boils, and prevent infection. It also has cytophylactic properties that promote rapid healing and help reduce scarring. Our French Lavender is of the highest quality and safe for all uses, including adults of all ages and conditions, children, and even diffusing for your four legged companion.
The scent of Lavender is said to have a calming effect on the body and it can be used to reduce anxiety, stress and promote sleep. It has also been known to help alleviate the symptoms of ADHD and ADD. Lavender is a popular choice with aromatherapists and massage therapists for its combination of therapeutic quality and pleasant floral scent.
In an aromatherapy diffuser, lavender oil can be useful for allergies, anorexia, dizziness, sleeplessness, hay fever, headaches, depression, trauma, anxiety, hysteria, fear, nightmares, irritability, nervous tension and as an insect repellent. It can assist to lift depression, help in crisis situations, sooth irritability and relieve stress and thereby help with tense muscles and muscle spasms.