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Lavender, Lavandula officinalis, angustifolia
|Botanical Source: flowering tops
Physical and Psychological Effects: Lavender is the most versatile of the oils. A strong multi-tasker, lavender has a soothing and calming effect on the mind. It is widely known for it’s calming properties and is useful for creating restful sleep. It brings relief to stressful situations and is a gentle choice for managing minor tension headaches. Lavender makes a wonderful contribution to skin and beauty treatments as it helps restore and balance the skin. It is also a good first- aid oil as it aids in healing of minor cuts and burns.
Blends Well With: chamomile, lemon, geranium, eucalyptus, rosemary, tea tree, peppermint, grapefruit, clarysage, palmarosa, mandarin, juniper, black pepper, cedarwood, bergamot, lemongrass, clove, juniper, frankincense, orange, ylang ylang
Fragrance: Middle to top note; sweet and fresh, light floral.
Cautions: none known
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