Latin name: Lavandula Angustifolia
Country of origin: France
Part of the plant: Flowering tops
Obtained by: Steam distilled
Main biochemical components*:Linalyl acetate, linalol, (E)-anethole
Properties: Analgesic, anti-depressant, antibacterial, sedative, deodorant, antiphlogistic.
Physical uses: Respiratory congestion, bronchitis, laryngitis, colds, flu, tense breathing, muscle spasms, muscle aches, muscle cramps, infections (bacterial, viral) headaches, inflammation, lymphatic support.
Skin care uses: Imbalanced oil production, small wounds, bruises, burns, sunburn, insect bites and stings, minor skin infections (bacterial, viral), irritations, inflammation, itching, blemishes, eczema, skin tonic.
Psychological uses: Stress, nervous tension, anxiety, nervous exhaustion, mood swings, anger, sleeplessness.
Subtle uses: Balances the energy centers. Calms.Clears energy blocks.Brings in positive energy.
Notes: Lavender is one of the most versatile essential oils. The French, high-altitude Lavender is one of the most prized lavenders, known for its exquisite aroma and superb relaxing qualities.
*Chemical components: Chemical component percentages may vary. Nirvana offers a Certificate of Analysis for review.
Methods of Use
The Methods of Use are general guidelines. Individual sensitivities, desired results, and the characteristics of the essential oil(s) used must all be considered. Adjust methods and proportions accordingly.
For external use only. Always dilute before use. Keep out of reach of children. Avoid eyes and other sensitive areas. Keep away from direct flame – essential oils are flammable. If pregnant or nursing, consult a physician before using essential oils. Store at room temperature and avoid direct sunlight.
Aromatherapy: The use of natural, aromatic substances, known as essential oils, to enhance the well-being of body, mind, and spirit. (This statement has not been evaluated by the FDA. No information provided is intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.)