Essential Oil Profile (139 Kb)

Lavandula angustifolia – Restorative tonic

Therapeutic actions

Analgesic, antidepressant, antiseptic, calmative.

  • Enhances: Comfort, healing, calmness, relaxation, balance, spirituality
  • Reduces: Stress, depression, insomnia, tension, migraine, PMS, painful menstruation, panic, shock

Analgesic, anticonvulsive, antidepressant, antimicrobial, antirheumatic, antiseptic, calmative, cholagogue, cordial, deodorant, emmenagogue, hypotensive, nervine, restorative, sedative, sudorific, tonic.

  • Integumentary system: Eczema, dermatitis, cuts, wounds, bruises.
  • Skin: Dry, mature, sunburn, scars, stretch marks.
  • Reproductive/endocrine: PMT, difficult/painful periods.
Methods for use
  • Massage: Use no more than 10 drops in 50mL of massage oil base. Complementary oils may be added up to a total of 25 drops.
  • Aromatic Bath: Add 5-10 drops in water, agitate to disperse.
  • Vaporiser: Use 8-10 drops in vaporiser dish.
Parts used

Fresh flowering tops.

Method of extraction

Steam distillation.

Safety precautions

Non-toxic, non-irritant and non-sensitising.