Lavender is known for both it's perfume and it's medicinal properties. Romans added it to their bath water, hence the name derived from the word to wash - lavare.
In an oil burner or diffuser - use a few drops in water as per the instructions for your appliance.
Lavender is calming, helps in the relief of stress, headaches and migraines. Lavender is credited with being an analgestic, anticonvulsant, anti-depressant, antimicrobal, antirheumatic, antiseptic, antispasmodic, antitoxic, carminative, cholagogue, choleretic, cicatrizant, cordial, cytophylactic, diuretic, emmenagogue, deodorant, hypotensive, insecticide, nervine, parasticide, rubefacient, sedative, stimulant, sudorific, tonic, vermifuge, and as a vulnerary.
Blends well with: Bay, Bergamot, Chamomile, Citronella, Clarysage, Geranium, Jasmine, Lemon, Mandarin, Orange, Palmarosa, Patchouli, Pine, Tangerine, Thyme, Rosemary, Rosewood, Ylang Ylang
Aromatic Scent: Produced in Provence France, this oil has a sweet floral note preferred by many to some of the more camphoraceous types.
Colour: Pale yellow with a tint of green
Strength of Aroma: strong
Botanical Name: Lavandula dentata
Plant Part: Flower Head
Extraction Method: Steam Distilled
History:Lavender is adapted to living in a dry climate and is native to the western half of the Mediterranean, reaching altitudes of up to 1800 meters. It is believed that the Romans and the Benedictine monks subsequently introduced it to rest of Europe.