Preparation: The essential oil is steam distilled from the flowering ends.
Main components: Linalyl-acetate, linalool, d-limonene, geraniol.
Medical and cosmetic benefits: Strong antispasmodic, calming, anti-inflammatory, cell regenerating oil with wide range of medical uses. Especially effective on burns. Antibacterial and slightly antifungal. Mixes well because of its high content of ester and alcohol.
Effects on the soul and mind: Lavender oil lowers fear, relaxes, balances, and also refreshes and gently vitalises. Controls the nervous system, calms or invigorates as needed.
Usage: 4-5 drops in aroma lamp, 8-10 drops in aroma bath. For skin cleansing, pour 4-5 drops into 1 dl vegetable oil or water.
Special notes: Lavender oil is sligtly irritant, isn't toxic, doesn't cause sensitivity or phototoxicity.