Monday, May 29, 2017

Weekly Essential Oil~ Lavender

Lavender (Lavandula angustifolia) essential oil is steam distilled from the flowers of the Lavender plant.  It has a sweet herbal, floral scent and is a middle-top note.  Lavender is a gentle oil with many uses and is safe to use with children.  It is a calming oil and can help reduce anxiety and panic attacks.  It is very calming to the mind and is a wonderful oil for sleep support.  Lavender is also very useful in blends for the skin, whether for treating skin irritations, burns, bee stings or part of your daily skin care routine.  Due to Lavender's linalol and linalyl acetate content, it is an effective pain reliever for tension headaches as well as pain due to injury.

Night Time Diffuser Blend
3 drops Clary Sage (Salvia sclarea)
3 drops Lavender (Lavandula angustifolia)
1 drop Ylang Ylang (Cananga odorata var. genuina)

Do you like to take calming baths before bed?  My Evening Calm Bath Salts blend Lavender and Neroli essential oils into Pink Himalayan & Epsom salts for a relaxing bath.  Available {here}


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