The ancient Greeks called the lavender herb nardus, after the Syrian city of Naarda (possibly the modern town of Dohuk, Iraq). It was also commonly called nard. The species originally grown was L. stoechas.
Lavender was one of the holy herbs used in the biblical Temple to prepare the holy essence.
Lavender is much more than just pretty & calming.
It is one of the most powerful remedies in the plant world, offering both physical and emotional relief for problems as varied as burns, migraines, insomnia, insect bites, skin problems, infections, stress and nervous tension, aching muscles, acne, bugs & bacteria, cuts & wounds, earache, eczema, fatigue, fevers, giddy spells, palpitations, headache, long haul travel, menstrual cramps, scabies, shingles, sinusitis, stress & anxiety and sunburn.
Lavender Oil can be used in balms, salves, perfumes, cosmetics, and topical applications.
Lavender Oil in its purest form is known to be of great assistance to the recovery and protection of the respiratory tract in particular coughs, colds, influenza. Eases breathing when lungs and sinuses are congested with phlegm. Defends system against airborne viruses.
A refreshing note to a tired mind – lavender has been named as one of the most useful of the essences for the relief of anxiety and stress.
Good for aches and pains and muscle stiffness and may also help with rheumatic discomfort and joint stiffness.
Botanical Name: Lavendula Angustifolia
Plant Part: Flowers
Processing Method: Steam Distillation
Description: A thin, clear, colourless to pale yellow liquid.
Properties: Analgesic, Anti-anxiety, Antibacterial, Antifungal, Anti-inflammatory, Antiseptic, Balancing, Cleansing, Decongestant, Stimulant and Sedating.
Ways to use:
For a relaxing atmosphere: By far the best method to take in the benefits of Lavender is through your essential oil diffuser
Body Massage: Uplift your spirit by adding 10 drops to 1 oz. unscented massage oil.
Skin Irritation: Apply directly on the skin to help the soothing process.
Bath: Combine 6 drops to Epson salt in bath mix well before stepping into tub.
Shower: Add 2-3 drops to Shampoo and rinse as usual.
Soak: Add 6 drops to warm water and soak tired achy feet for 10 minutes.
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