Alpine Lavender Essential Oil
Lavender essential oil is obtained from Lavandula angustifolia , a plant of the Labiate family . Known for its many properties, it is useful in cases of insomnia , menstrual pain and cystitis.
Properties of Lavender essential oil
If inhaled, it exerts a rebalancing action on the central nervous system, being at the same time tonic and sedative; calms anxiety , agitation, the nervousness ; relieves the headache and the disturbances caused by stress ; placed on the pillow or on a handkerchief, inhaled deeply, helps to fall asleep in case of insomnia .
2) Antiseptics and antibiotics
Very good remedy in the treatment of all colds: flu, cough, cold, sinusitis, phlegm .
If diluted in intimate cleanser, it counteracts the affections of the genitourinary system, such as cystitis .
Calm pains And spasms abdominal muscles and can be beneficial in case of menstrual cramps (However, it is to be avoided in case of heavy menstruation).
4) Anti-inflammatory and analgesic
Used in lotions and massage oils, it relieves pains caused by muscle tears And rheumatism and helps in lymphatic stagnation caused by the presence of cellulite .
It is used on the skin as an excellent remedy in case of burns, wounds and sores . Brings relief in the presence of insect bites , sunburn , irritations caused by jellyfish .
6) Childhood disorders
It is an excellent essence for children: colic, irritability, colds, nocturnal agitation , can be relieved by a massage on the neck or chest or with a few drops of the essence placed on the pillow, in the water of the radiator humidifiers or in the aroma dispenser.
Use of Lavender essential oil
Environmental diffusion : 1 drop of lavender essential oil for each square meter of the environment in which it spreads, by means of an essence burner or in the water of the radiator humidifiers to relieve headaches, nervous tension, stress, insomnia.
Toning bath : 10 drops in the water of the tub, emulsify by shaking the water vigorously, then immerse yourself for 10 minutes to take advantage of the decongestant action for the muscular system and for rheumatic and joint pain.
Local application : 1 or 2 drops of lavender essential oil diluted in a little sweet almond oil, to massage the abdomen in case of colic, to relieve insect bites and small burns.
Mask for blemished skin with acne : mix a little green clay with water until you get a thick, but soft compound. Add 2 drops of lavender essential oil, a few drops of lemon juice and a teaspoon of honey. Apply to the face for 15 minutes and remove with warm water. Repeat twice a week.
Uses in cosmetics: has a regenerating effect on the skin; added to body oils and creams, it is invigorating; added to the shampoo it has a strengthening effect and facilitates hair regrowth; it is soothing and anti-redness, if added to milks and tonics.
Note of lavender essential oil
Heart note: herbaceous, very sweet, slightly floral scent
It is advisable to use the essential oil of lavender by inhalation or in local friction. Lavender essential oil is considered safe, so there are no special precautions to follow.
It is important to remember that improper use of essential oils can also be harmful when using oils that, like lavender, are considered safe.
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