Lavender Bulgaria Essential
Oil: Lavandula angustifolia, steam distilled flowering top, Bulgaria.
Lavender's aroma is floral, herbaceous, light
with woody undertones. Among its many properties, it's known to be analgesic,
antidepressant, antirheumatic, antiseptic, antispasmodic, antiviral,
bactericide, cicatrizant, decongestant, deodorant, diuretic, fungicide,
sedative. Soothes the spirit, relieves anger, valuable in manic-depressive
Lavender has a sedative action on the heart,
assists in bringing down high blood pressure, relieves insomnia and
muscular spasms and rheumatic pains. This is the first essential oil one should
reach for in the case of minor burns and sunburn, keep a bottle in the kitchen
(away from open flame!). Useful with menstrual problems, bronchitis and
headaches, helps lower blood pressure. Useful in a diffuser in the
delivery room to calm and relax everyone in the room.
May be useful with nausea, vomiting and colic.
Keeps insects away. Purifies the air. Promotes growth of new skin cells, great
healing effect on burns and sunburn, acne, psoriasis, boils, fungal growths and
scarring. Lavender is one of the safest essential oils to use with children and
the elderly. Blends well with bergamot, chamomile, citronella, lemon, and pine.
Flash point: 156 F.