Anti-inflammatory, balancing, anti-infectious, skin healing. A must have oil.
- Country of Origin:France
- Plant Parts:Flowers
- Cultivation Method:Distiller is Certified Organic
- Note Classification:Top/Middle
- Method of Extraction:Steam or Hydro Distillation
- Botanical Family:Lamiaceae
- Chemical Family: Esters, Monoterpenols
- Extraction Date: July 2019
- Approx. Shelf Life: 6-7 years
- Batch: lavfn
What Stillpoint "Nose"
- Clinical studies have found that lavender has effective analgesic properties. Lavender is an effective treatment for reducing pain and anxiety especially in post surgical situations.
- In another study, lavender was found to be effective in reducing the effects of asthma, making it a great anti inflammatory for the lungs and respiratory complaints.
- Lavender was also found to be a powerful anxiolytic and also help with depression.
- Lavender's sleep enhancing and sedative properties are probably what comes to mind when you hear the word Lavender Essential Oil. These properties are due to primarily the great amount of linalool and linalyl acetate. Inhalation of lavender was shown to induce states of relaxation and sedation, altered EEG responses, enhanced deep sleep and improved energy when awakening. (Battaglia).
- Lavender is a fantastic wound healer as it promotes healing in the early stages of the injury. Lavender heals the wound without leaving a scar. Please note the Lavandins and Spike lavender are more of a disinfectant than True lavender.
- Lastly, lavender has been found to be effective when suffering from a headache.
Traditional Use of Lavender Fine - France
The fragrance of the plant is caused by shining oil glands imbedded among tiny star-shaped trichomes (plant hairs) that cover the flowers, leaves, and stems.It is small shrub that grows to 20 to 24 inches both thal and wide. Please note that his includes the flowers stalks in bloom. It is cultivated for its aromatic flowers in various parts of France, in Italy and in England and even as far north as Norway. We actually have lavender from Australia and India as well.l.
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Energetic, Spiritual, and Emotional Qualities of Lavender Fine - France
Lavender is considered to be the grandmother of oils by Worwood. Similar to a grandma by being formidable, wise but gentle and kind. I like to think of Lavender like a Mother Theresa OIl. Powerful but gentle. Lavender has the ability to bring balance to the emotional body and the psyche. It is like a big hug with warmth and security. She is able to help the mind quiet, reduce frustration, irritability and anger to allow for new information to come in. Lavender is not known for its ability to help us go deeper into meditation. This oil helps balance all the chakras and smooth and soothe the auric field.
Therapeutic Benefits of Lavender Fine - FranceAnalgesic, Anti-anxiety, Anti-bacterial, Anti-convulsant, Anti-depressant, Anti-fungal, Anti-inflammatory, Anti-microbial, Anti-oxidant, Anti-spasmodic, Anti-viral, Calming, CNS depressant, Deodorant, Hypotensive, Immuno-stimulant, Sedative, Wound healing
Aroma-Chemistry of Lavender Fine - France
Lavender's chemistry varies quite a bit form species to species.
- Monoterpenols ( Monoterpene alcohols ) - Monoterpenol rich essential oils are often effective anti-infectious agents; being antibacterial, anti-spasmodic, anti-fungal and/or antiviral. They have the advantage of being non-toxic, mild on the skin and mucous membranes. They are great for long-term use. Oils high in Monoterpenols are great for skin care, because of their antiseptic and often anti-inflammatory properties. They nourish and support the nervous system, support emotional balance, and strengthen the immune system.
- Esters - Ester rich essential oils are antispasmodic. They tend to be sedative, balancing, analgesic, calming, soothing & uplifting. Some ester rich oils are good digestive aids, many are anti-inflammatory, analgesic and most are great for the skin. Their aroma tends to be floral & fruity middle notes.
Aroma of Lavender Fine - FranceFloral, Fresh, Herbaceous, Slightly sweet, Soft
Recipes and Blends
Lavender really does blend well with almost any oil. Here are some combinations for some common ailments:
- Lavandula angustifolia and Marjoram - great for anxiety, insomnia, agitation. Also great for muscle and respiratory spasms (Holmes)]
- Lavandula angustifolia and Pallma Rosa - Heart Weakness due to aging, stress, and illness (Holmes)
- Lavandula angustifolia and Geranium - antifungal, anti inflammatory, insect repellent, anxiety
- Lavandula angustifolia and Fennel - carminative, reduces flatulence, nausea (Holmes)
- Lavandula angustifolia and Frankincense - gounding, meditative, protective when in ceremony
Blends Well With...Angelica Root Essential Oil, Frankincense carterii Essential Oil, Rosalina Essential Oil - WIld Harvested
Safety Information for Lavender Fine - France
Lavender essential oil is considered non toxic, non irritant and non sensitizing
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