|Lavender is a hardy shrub that grows on barren, infertile land and in mountainous zones. Neither hot sunshine nor cold winter storms can cause damage.
Lavender blooms from July to August. The flower panicle is cut around noon as it is at this time of the day when the content of essential oil is at the maximum.150-160kg of plant is required to produce 1kg of essence.
Lavender originates from Persia and Southern France (Province). Today it grows all around the Mediterranean, however, it is cultivated mainly in France where there is also the largest quantity of wild lavender. Authentic lavender essence is very expensive due to its long distillation process. Cheap ‘lavender oil’ is more likely to be ‘lavandin’ and often mislabeled as lavender. The wild plants from the mountains have better curing properties then the cultivated ones from lower areas and therefore in aromatherapy the oil of the wild lavender is preferred.
This plant has multiple benefits. Lavender oils helps people suffering from strong emotions and therefore looking for a calming oil. It is therefore often used in psychological aromatherapy to treat nervousness, sleeplessness, stress, depression, fears and sensitiveness. The essence can both stimulate and regenerate our nervous system but also relax and calm it. Lavender has the funny characteristic that it acts exactly how it is needed i.e. refresh when sleepy and relax when nervous.
A lavender bath in the evening or lavender in the aromatherapy lamp in your bedroom promise a good rest. A very good “sleeping blend“ can be achieved by combining balm mint and lavender. Children and babies love the scent of lavender – an ideal sleep maker!
Also a massage with lavender oil is very relaxing.
Lavender oil is also effective on burns and may be put directly on the wound (this is rarely the case with essential oils) and the treatment should be repeated several times a day. It can also be used to treat Insect stings.
Use in compresses, in baths or massages to help with certain eczemas, fever spots, rheumatic pains, inflammation or nerves, sore muscles and nervous tension.
To treat athlete’s foot make a blend from thyme oil, lavender oil and Tea Tree oil (same proportion). Take a Q-tip and treat the areas in question. Protect the surroundings with Nahrin Arnica or Marigold Cream.
Lavender oil stimulates the generation of white blood cells and has therefore a positive effect on our defense system. Use it as a prevention or help relieve the symptoms of cold, flu or bronchitis by inhalation. As it has a relaxing effect on the respiratory tracts it is also useful for asthma sufferers.
When suffering from travel sickness a combination from lavender and peppermint oil can help.
Lavender fragrance belongs in every cupboard as moths do not like it at all and therefore they will refrain from “eating“ your clothing.
It combines well with essences from Orange, Lemon and Geranium.
This product is 100% natural and contains the highest quality essential oils which have been distilled in steam currents in Swiss laboratories.
THIS PRODUCT IS:
FOR EXTERNAL USE ONLY.
Cosmetic product. Always read instructions carefully before use. Keep out of reach of children. Avoid contact with eyes and mucus membranes.