Common uses: As an antiseptic, antiviral, bactericide, decongestant, deodorant.
The different regions lavender is grown in, the different soil, precipitation, etc, contributes to the variation in perfume.
Aromatic scent: well-balanced and full-bodied aroma.
Common uses: Lavender is considered the most useful and versatile essential oil for therapeutic purposes. It is most often used for burns and healing of the skin, but it also has antiseptic and analgesic properties which will ease the pain of a burn and prevent infection. Lavender also has cytophylactic properties which promote rapid healing and help to reduce scarring.
Important note: The information provided is for educational purposes only. It is not considered complete and is not guaranteed to be accurate.
Cautions: Very potent and not to be used on sensitive skin. Avoid use during pregnancy.
General safety information: Do not take any oils internally.
Do not apply undiluted essential oils, absolutes, CO2s or other concentrated essences onto the skin.
If you are pregnant, epileptic, have liver damage, have cancer, or have any other medical problem, use oils only under the proper guidance of a qualified aromatherapy practitioner.
Use extreme caution when using oils with children and give children only the gentlest oils at extremely low doses.
It is safest to consult a qualified aromatherapy practitioner before using oils with children.
A skin patch test should be conducted prior to using an oil that you've never used before.
Everyday, super simple uses for essential oils
Essential oils are used to fragrance soap (2%-3%), balms (0.5%), skin creams and butters (0.5%).