Lavender essential oil has a variety of healing properties. It is great for skin because of its anti-fungal and antiseptic properties; it is often used to treat skin problems like wrinkles, cellulite, stretch marks, rashes, inflammations, acne, cold sores, hives, bug bites, stings, ring worm psoriasis and when lavender oil is combined with chamomile, it can treat eczema. The anti-inflammatory and analgesic properties will lower swelling, itch, and pain, while aiding in tissue recovery. Other properties include : muscle pain relief in case of sore muscle, sprain, joints and muscular aches, relaxation, relief from migraine and other headaches, calming effect on nervous system, relief from discomfort caused by shock, vertigo, premenstrual syndrome, delusions, panic attacks, relief from digestive problems, vomiting , relief from dandruff, dry scalp and hair loss.
Lavender oil is used extensively in aroma therapy for its beneficial effects.
Lavender oil is mostly known as a middle note (takes a while to establish a scent), but is often used with other essential oils like pine, clary, geranium, nutmeg, cedar wood and sage, which also allows it to be used as a base (very fragrant, long-lasting) or top note (very fragrant, short-lived).
We in Herbally Radiant use lavender extensively in our natural organic beauty products because of powerful properties of this natural ingredient.