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Botanical Name - Lavandula angustifolia
Aroma - Refreshing and floral
Extraction - Steam distillation
Part of Plant - Flowering tops
Country of Origin - Bulgaria
Chemical Constituents - Linalyl acetate, linalol, cis-b-ocimene
Uses - For everyday burns apply neat to the area. It is ideal for sun burn and can be included in an after sun treatment by adding a drop or two to your moisturizing cream or to some aloe vera gel and applying liberally. You could also use Lavender floral water as a beautiful way to refresh the skin in hot weather. To use as an antiseptic mouth wash, add a drop or two to a cup of water and disperse by stirring vigorously - use immediately and do not swallow. This can also be used for halitosis, & mouth ulcers. For any throat problems such as tonsillitis, infections and laryngitis, use in the same preparation, but gargle for as long as possible before spitting out. Lavender is anti-fungal, so is great for the treatment of thrush. Use as a gargle for oral thrush and for vaginal thrush, put a drop or two on your knickers, or a panty pad – this is much less invasive than the pessaries currently on the market. You can apply neat using a cotton wool pad to fungal toenail infections or in a foot bath or cream for athletes foot. A drop or two on the pillow at night can help with sleeping issues. It can be helpful for calming headaches in some people, just place a drop on fingertips and apply to temples. Lavender used as a herb is great for stress, insomnia and restlessness. It is blood cleansing and very supportive of the lymphatics.
Organic Certificate - This essential oil is certified organic by the Soil Association, it has been produced to the highest ethical and environmental standards.
Storage - Store oil in cool dark place and keep out of reach of children
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