Favorite Essential Oil And it’s no wonder. Lavender Oil has a beautiful, versatile aroma. It is anti-bacterial and is a must-have for your first-aid kit. Its calming and sedative properties make Lavender Essential Oil a wonderful oil to help relax, fight stress and to promote sleep. And when properly diluted, it’s amongst the safest of essential oils.
Lavender Essential Oil is a floral, but I’ve spoken with men that love the aroma, especially when combined with other oils. For men’s blends, try blending Lavender Essential Oil with oils from the citrus, mint and conifer families.
Lavender Essential Oil is well known for its sedative properties and for its ability to help calm stress and anxiety and to help promote sleep. If used in excess, however, Lavender Oil can actually act as a stimulant.
Lavender Essential Oil is a great oil to use for children’s minor cuts and scrapes because it is anti-bacterial, calming and is considered safe enough to use with children. only mentioned a few of the most common uses for Lavender Oil here. Additional uses for lavender are listed below.
Lavandula angustifolia / Lavandula officinalis
Common Method of Extraction
Plant Part Typically Used
Leaves and Flowers/Buds
Clear with a Tinge of Yellow
Strength of Initial Aroma
Lavender Oil is floral, fresh, sweet, herbaceous and sometimes slightly fruity. It can be slightly camphorous.
Lavender Essential Oil Uses
Acne, allergies, anxiety, asthma, athlete’s foot, bruises, burns, chicken pox, colic, cuts, cystitis, depression, dermatitis, dysmenorrhea, earache, flatulence, headache, hypertension, insect bites, insect repellent, itching, labor pains, migraine, oily skin, rheumatism, scabies, scars, sores, sprains, strains, stress, stretch marks, vertigo, whooping cough.