Lavender is known for its peaceful, soothing and calming qualities. It helps with sleeplessness, headaches, and irritability as it is calming to the mind.
It is uplifting and aids with clearing low energy, as it is invigorating to a tired brain. It is also known as an anti-depressant.
Lavender is so gentle and soothing for the nervous system, it calms and balances excessive nervousness and states of anxiety.
Lavender is also an antiseptic, anti-bacterial, and anti-fungal agent and is the premier plant for healing burns, wounds, sores and stings.
Hot Lavender tea causes sweating and reduces fevers. It helps in this way to detoxify the body, by increasing elimination of toxins via the skin. Also Lavender has a mild diuretic action, and flushes out toxins through the urine.
Lavender essential oil is can be used in the bath for relieving tiredness, stress and irritability, or vapourised in an oil burner to create an uplifting and calming atmosphere. It can be added to a massage oil or cream and used as an antiseptic, wound healer and muscle and joint soothing balm. It is the no 1 natural remedy for burns, and must be applied to the burnt skin immediately. See How to use Essential Oils
ESSENTIAL OIL NOTE
BLENDS WELL WITH
Bergamot, Cedarwood, Chamomile, Clarysage, Clove, Eucalyptus, Frankinsence, Geranium,, Ginger, Juniper berry, lemongrass, Neroil, peppermint, Rose, Rosemary, Valerian & Vetivert.
Lavender & Roman Chamomile & Aloe Vera
Cut herbs for tea:
Lavender, Passionflower, Valerian for insomnia
Lavender, Lemon balm, Avena sativa, Rosemary & St John's Wort for depression
Lavender & Orange peel for mood enhancement
Refreshing & Floral.