Lavender essential oil (Lavandula Hybrida), a symbol of virtue and serenity, it perfumed Egyptian temples and was used in the preparation of ointments.
Combined with rosemary, sage and thyme, it formed the so-called vinegar of the four thieves, used as a panacea for all ills.
According to the Ministry of Health, it has a relaxing effect, promoting sleep and relieving stress symptoms. Helps restore normal mood. It has digestive and carminative function.
In aromatherapy, Lavender is considered a panacea for all ailments, in particular for affections of the respiratory system, circulatory problems and muscle pain.
It is used, suitably diluted in oil via, in massages against rheumatism, sciatica and muscle pain in general.
In aromatherapy it is thought that it contributes to cell regeneration, decongesting the skin and mucous membranes; it is suggested to be applied by compresses, in the presence of mycosis, eczema, psoriasis, dandruff.
Great for purifying breath and mouth.
Naturopaths suggest it, thanks to its antiseptic and pain-relieving properties, in case of wounds or burns as it is thought that lavender essential oil deeply moisturizes the skin, relieving burning and avoiding the formation of painful blisters, thus favoring a rapid healing.
It has been observed that applying to an insect bite can relieve itching and swelling immediately.
It serves to rebalance the nervous system, containing excess emotionality, promoting sleep, curbing melancholy and freeing from apathy.
- Room diffuser: choice between 3 and 6 drops in 100 ml. of water
- Suffumigi: 3/4 drops of essential oil emulsified in coarse salt in 1 liter of hot water for 20 minutes. Keep eyes and mouth closed
- Bath tub: 8/10 drops of essential oil emulsified in coarse salt or milk or cream or honey to put in hot water (used to prevent the oil from volatilizing due to the heat)
- Massages: we recommend diluting 3/4 drops of essential oil in a tablespoon of oil via
- Cosmetic use:
– add 2/3 drops of essential oil to a spoonful of natural-based moisturizer
– to prepare a shampoo, a shower gel or a conditioner, we recommend adding 10 drops every 200 ml.
- Food use: we recommend 1/2 drops every 100 gr. of food to be flavored to add at the end of cooking (we suggest always starting from the lowest recommended dose to possibly increase the drops in the future)
Warnings: Non-toxic essential oil.
If in doubt consult a doctor/pharmacist.