Organic Lavender Essential Oils


Essential oils should play a part in every home that has chosen to avoid household pollutants found in everyday cleaning products.

Essential oils often smell wonderful, can be transportative,and can restore harmony to a room.

In addition, they’re often equipped with many other positive benefits including being anti-fungal, anti-bacterial and antiseptic which means they are excellent  ingredients to add to your homemade cleaning products such as a white vinegar infusion or homemade personal care products such as hair rinse or toothpaste!

Some suggested directions for use:
Add 6-10 drops in a bath.
Mix 5 drops with water to use in an oil burner.
Mix 6-10 drops with hot water as an inhalation.
Mix 5 drops per 10ml of carrier oil for massage.
Can be applied direct to skin problem areas (avoid if over-sensitive).

Do not take internally.
Keep away from children and eyes.
Avoid during early pregnancy as it is an emmenagogue (stimulates blood flow to the pelvis and uterus).
If low blood pressure, may cause drowsiness
If oil gets into eyes splash out with water, seek medical advice if necessary.
If unfamiliar with essential oils seek advice from a practitioner.

As they’re powerful ingredients, please ensure you take care when using and ask a qualified aromatherapist for direction if you’re unsure how best to incorporate into your life.

NB: the essential oils are the only product that has plastic (the lid and inner) . On balance as essential oils help create a chemical free home and help us avoid plastic in the long run by investing in bulk and DIY ingredients, we decided it was crucial to stock these.

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Organic Lavender True (Lavandula angustifolia)

Lavender oil is a light, floral and herbaceous aroma with a woody, balsamic undertone.
The plant
The lavender plant has long stems with tiny blue-purple flowers covering them. It is a popular English herb, as well as being widely cultivated in France and Yugoslavia.
The extraction
Lavender essential oil is extracted from the fresh flowering tops by steam distillation.
Lavender oil is a calming and relaxing oil. It was highly advocated by Rudolf Steiner for its balancing psychological affects.
Lavender oil is a popular choice of aromatherapists. A digestive remedy often recommended by aromatherapists is to massage 5 drops of lavender oil in 25ml of carrier oil (jojoba, sweet almond or grapeseed) gently into the abdomen in a clock-wise motion. The soothing properties of the oil are absorbed through the skin and the massage helps increase blood flow to this area.
Lavender oil has exceptional skin-enhancing properties, balances sebum production and encourages healthy cell growth. It is a ‘must have’ in all first aid kits, as the cicatrising properties help the skin heal quickly and the cytophylactic properties help to reduce scarring, as well as having powerful antiseptic properties that are useful in the treatment of open wounds.
Lavender has been long-used to keep moths and insects away from clothes, by placing lavender pillows or sachets in draws or in between bed sheets.
Using Lavender for healing is an ancient remedy and been passed down through the generations. ‘Lavere’ is Latin for ‘to wash’ and the Romans used to bathe in lavender water to cleanse their wounds. It was also once thought to cure milder forms of epilepsy.
Interesting fact
King Charles 1 st‘s wife, Queen Henrietta Maria was a well known lover of lavender and wore it as a perfume.
Chemical constituents
Borneol, Geraniol, Lavandulol, Linalool (Alcohols), Aeranyl acetate, Lavandulyl acetate, Linalyl acetate (Ester), Cineole (Ketone), Caryophyllene (Sesquiterpene), Limonene, Pinene (Terpenes).
Lavender essential oil blends especially well with citrus and floral oils, in particular with cedarwood, clove, clary sage, pine, geranium, and patchouli.


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