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Use for Anxiety Relief, Depression, Anti-Aging & Skin Care, Wound Healing, Improving Sleep, Headache & Pain Relief

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  1. BOTANICAL NAME Lavandula angustifolia
  3. PARTS USED Flowers
  4. EXTRACTION METHOD Steam distilled
  5. COLOR Colorless
  7. AROMA Sweet, floral, herbaceous aroma
  1. Relieve Anxiety Known to have calming effects that help relieve the symptoms of stress and anxiety. Rub on temples or wrists for an immediate calming effect on the body.
  2. Reduce Depression Lavender essential oil has the ability to increase mood and is shown to be effective in management of mood imbalances and depression.
  3. Wound Healing Lavender’s antibacterial and antifungal properties make it a great for promotion of new cell growth and treatment of burns, wounds and skin problems.
  4. Pain Relief Topical application of lavender essential oil can provide pain relief and soothe painful muscles.
  5. Skin Care & Anti-Aging Helps the body produce powerful antioxidants and aids in tissue and collagen remodeling.
  6. Improve Sleep Diffusing lavender before and/or during sleep has been found to improve quality of sleep so you can have a more restful night’s sleep and wake feeling refreshed. A bath infused with lavender oil can also help to improve sleep and relax the body.
  7. Headache & Migraine Relief Inhalation of Lavender essential oil is an effective natural treatment for headaches and migraines. Apply diluted oil to pulse points, back of your neck and temples.

The History of Lavender

The name “lavender” is derived from the Latin lavare, meaning, “to wash. Greeks and Romans perfumed their bathwater with lavender, burned lavender incense to appease their gods, and believed the scent of lavender to be soothing to untamed lions. Ancient texts tell us that lavender essential oil has been used for medicinal and religious purposes for over 2,500 years.

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PRECAUTIONS Keep out of reach of children. Avoid contact with eyes. If pregnant or lactating, consult your healthcare practitioner before using. If applying an essential oil to your skin always perform a small patch test before using.
These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.

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