Usage guidance: Dilute to 5% or less in carrier oil before applying.
Extraction: Steam distilled from the flowering tops of the plant Lavandula angustifolia.
Aroma: Sweet and floral with a woody undertone.
Properties: Lavender essential oil is one of the safest and most popular oils in aromatherapy. It is known for its soothing, antiseptic qualities and its ability both to stimulate and relax the senses. Thought to aid sleep, it may even have anti-depressant properties.
Lavender Essential Oil can help treat minor skin problems, and its gentle nature means that it may be applied undiluted to burnt skin or insect bites.
Caution: Please ensure appropriate dilution of Lavender essential oil. Most sources advise that Lavender essential oil should be avoided during the first four months of pregnancy. Keep away from eyes. Do not swallow. See the Safety Advice for further guidance.