Lavender (French) Essential Oil
- Product Code: EO-L02
- Availability: In Stock
- Ex Tax: £2.60
Lavender (French) essential oil can be used to treat a plethora of physical and emotional conditions. It is a calming, relaxing and balancing essential oil which is useful for treating stress, anxiety and mood swings. It is also ideal for use before bed to help with night time awakenings and insomnia.
Lavender (French) essential oil has long been known for its beneficial effect on the immune system and its antiseptic, skin-healing and pain-relieving properties. Lavender oil has a restorative, tonic effect and is a popular aromatherapy oil for relieving head tension. It is also commonly used within therapeutic blends to soothe the joints and muscles. This versatile oil is prized for its fragrance and is a popular ingredient in many perfumes and cosmetic products.
Our Lavender oil is classed as 40/42 which refers to the standardisation of both Linalol and Linalyl acetate resulting in a very consistent floral scent. It blends well with a huge range of other essential oils and is said to synergistically improve the actions of the other oils in the blend.
- Species: Lavandula angustifolia
- Plant family: Lamiaceae
- Origin: France
- Note: Middle
- Extraction Method: Steam Distilled
Lavender (French) Essential Oil is distilled from the blue, flowering spikes of the lavender shrub. The plant is widely cultivated in Europe and a hybrid called Lavendin grows wild in the Mediterranean area. The lavender plant has been used in medicine since ancient times, and was first introduced to England by the Romans. The name Lavender actually comes from the Roman word "lavera”, meaning to cleanse, as they used it frequently in their bathing rituals.
Lavender (French) Essential Oil has antiseptic properties and is soothing and nurturing for the skin. It helps to tone and revitalise the skin and can be helpful for a range of skin problems including acne, oily skin, dandruff, eczema, burns, wounds, insect bites and stings. It is also an effective insect repellent
Lavender has a soothing and calming effect on the nerves. It can be beneficial for treating stress, anxiety, depression, nervous tension and insomnia
Lavender oil has pain-relieving properties that can be beneficial for headaches, muscular aches and pains (particularly when associated with sport), rheumatism and arthritis. The oil's antiviral properties can also be helpful for colds and flu.
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Rose, Sandalwood and Orange
Geraniol 1.1%, Limonene 1%, Linalool 45%
Soothing After Sun Balm
Blend 50ml of Aloe Vera & Seaweed Gel with 15 drops of Lavender essential oil, 5 Roman Chamomile and 2 Spearmint. Keep in the fridge so it's nice and cold and apply as required to soothe and heal sunburned skin.
Soothing & Hydrating Summer Skin Spritz
Mix 100ml Chamomile Hydrolat, 15 drops Lavender essential oil, 10 drops Roman Chamomile and 5 drops Spearmint. Keep it in the fridge and spray onto the skin to rehydrate, refresh and calm irritated skin. Ideal for Summer heat rash!
Mix 50ml of Aloe Vera with 10 drops of Lavender essential oil, 2 drops Peppermint and 1 drop Neroli. Massage into the temples, across the forehead and back of neck to help soothe headaches.
Stress Relieving Bath Blend
Mix 6 drops of Lavender essential oil and 2 drops each of Roman Chamomile and Neroli with 15ml of fragrance free Bath Oil or SLS free Bath & Shower Gel. If you don't like Chamomile you can swop in 4 drops of Sweet Orange. Add to the bathwater then lie back and enjoy a stress-relieving soak.
Insomnia Busting Diffuser Blend
Diffuse 5 drops of Lavender essential oil, 5 drops Sweet Orange and 3 drops Neroli in your bedroom an hour before going to bed. You can also pop 5 drops of Lavender oil on a tissue and place this inside your pillowcase or by the side of your bed.
First Aid in a Bottle
Apply 1 or 2 drops of neat Lavender oil to minor burns, cuts, grazes, bruises, bites and stings.
Muscle Rub for Aches & Pains
Mix 50ml Grapeseed Oil, 20 drops Lavender oil, 10 drops Marjoram, 5 drops Plai and 2 drops Ginger.
Arthritis Massage Gel
Mix 150ml Aloe Vera & Seaweed Gel with 20 drops Lavender essential oil, 5 drops Juniperberry, 2 drops German Chamomile and 2 drops Peppermint. Massage in gently in soothe inflamed and painful joints.
Calming Massage Oil for Kids
For children aged 2+ mix 30ml Grapeseed oil, 3 drops Lavender essential oil, 2 drops Mandarin and 1 drops Roman Chamomile and use for massage to calm, soothe and prepare them for bed! For children aged 6+ you can double the quantities of essential oil (e.g. 6 drops Lavender, 4 drops Mandarin and 2 drops Chamomile).