Essential oil name Lavender
Latin name Lavandula angustifolia
Note/perfume middle with medium intensity, herbal, floral scent with hints of balsamic woody tones.
Extraction method Steam distillation
Main chemistry Linalool, linalyl acetate
A woody shrub that grows to about 3 foot in height, with narrow, spike leaves of a green-grey hue. The flowers are purple-blue and there are many tiny blossoms on a spike like projection that creates a flower head.
Therapeutic actions :
some of the actions for lavender oil are anti-microbial, antiseptic, anti-convulsive, analgesic
Therapeutic uses multi use for skin, circulation, joints and muscles, respiratory, digestive, genito/urinary and nervous systems: ringworm, scabies, lice, psoriasis, spots sunburn, lumbago, asthma, catarrh, flu, colic, flatulence, cystitis and migraine are just a few matters can be aided by lavender.
there is no known toxic, irritant or sensitising effects noted.but remain aware that we are all individual and there is always the potential for someone to have an unwanted response.