Used for hundreds of years, lavender essential oil is believed to offer antiseptic and anti-inflammatory properties that have long been celebrated for its ability to soothe the skin. Aromatherapists also claim that this powerful oil can be used to ease anxiety, stress and insomnia.
Containing only pure lavender essential oil and absolutely nothing else, this irresistible oil is carefully extracted using steam distillation, before being bottled and carefully stored. By working closely with farmers and distillers, we’re able to source our lavender oil directly. This close relationship reduces the time our oils spend in transit and storage, resulting in superior quality products at a lower cost.
Our lavender essential oil adheres to the rigid European Safety Guidelines and is tested for purity by qualified personnel. As members of the Aromatherapy Trade Council, customers can be reassured that they are purchasing only the best lavender essential oil.
Lavender essential oil benefits
Well-known for its potential to calm and relax overworked minds, lavender essential oil is believed to promote relaxation and ease anxiety, in turn leading to better rest and sleep. Beyond its ability to improve our mental state, lavender oil is also claimed to help treat skin conditions like eczema, promote hair growth, repel insects, encourage wound healing and reduce the pain and inflammation of sunburn.
More research is needed to identify the exact benefits of lavender essential oil and we always recommend speaking to a medical professional before using essential oils in place of a medically prescribed alternative.
Lavender essential oil uses
With its soft, sweet top notes and subtle aroma, lavender essential oil is a go-to choice for so many of our lovely homemade creations. From soaps and bath bombs to DIY hair care and all-natural homemade cleaning products, lavender oil pops up in almost everything we make.
Suitable for almost all skin types, lavender essential oil is one of the safest oils to use topically, while its gorgeous fragrance is a welcome addition to any blend. Pop a few drops on your pillow at bedtime, or relax in a nice hot lavender bath to get the full benefits of this fabulous oil.
Lavender essential oil facts
|Botanical name||Lavandula angustifolia|
|Plant part||Flower head|
|Extraction method||Steam distilled|
|Strength of aroma||Medium|
|Aromatic scent||Sweet, floral, herbaceous aroma with balsamic-woody undertones|