GENERAL INFORMATION FOR LAVENDER FRENCH ESSENTIAL OIL:
Our Lavender French essential oil (Lavandula Angustifolia) is the most used essential oil in the world today. Lavender from France is considered the best lavender essential oil. This is because Lavender from France is cultivated at high altitudes where upper elevations appear to increase the development of the light, powdery ester, linalyl acetate
Lavender has long been used in baths because of its floral aroma and its relaxing qualities.
In fact, in 1923 when King Tut’s tomb was first opened up, it was said they were able to detect a faint scent of lavender. That is 3000 years after the tomb was sealed!
Lavender French essential oil has a slightly sweeter aroma compared to other lavenders and is a good choice for treating inflammation, combating bacteria, and relieving pain because of its high Linalyl Acetate.
Traditionally, Lavender French essential oil has been used on cuts, scrapes, and local pain because of its soothing skin properties.
Stress, anxiety, and mood swings will melt away while diffusing lavender in your favorite diffuser. Because of its relaxing and calming qualities, using lavender at bed time can help with bed time awakenings and insomnia.
FRENCH LAVENDER ESSENTIAL OIL USES:
Diffusing French lavender essential oil can increase the activity of the body’s most powerful antioxidants – glutathione, catalase and SOD.
Multiple studies have concluded that lavender can help to prevent or reverse oxidative stress.
Studies have shown that lavender is more effective against generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) than placebos and the prescription medicine paroxetine.
And another study found that diffusing lavender can have a significant reduction for postnatal depression after a four-week treatment plan.
Some people have shown a reduction in PTSD symptoms when diffusing lavender.
FRENCH LAVENDER ESSENTIAL OIL BENEFITS:
Analgesic, anthelmintic, antibacterial, antidepressant, anti-infectious, anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial, antiseptic, antivenomous, calmative, cicatrizing, cytophylactic, sedative, soporific, spasmolytic, vulnerary.
METHOD OF EXTRACTION:
Middle to top.
Lavender French essential oil smells like floral pine trees, with a mild camphor aroma. French lavender has a lighter smell than English lavender and may be a better choice compared to English lavender.
BLENDS WELL WITH:
Bergamot, cedarwood, chamomile roman, clary sage, cypress, eucalyptus, frankincense, geranium, ginger, grapefruit, juniper berry, lemon, lemon grass, mandarin, orange (sweet), petitgrain, pine, rosemary, peppermint, spearmint, spruce, tangerine, tea tree, valerian, vetiver, yarrow.
LAVENDER ESSENTIAL OIL RECIPES:
Here are a blends you can try with our French lavender essential oil. These amounts are for a diffuser in the 100 – 200 ml capacity. Refer to our diffusing guidelines or your instruction manuals to adjust the amount you use for your particular size of diffuser by either adding or decreasing the drops depends on your diffuser capacity.
- 2 drops Lavender
- 2 drops Peppermint
- 2 drops Lemon
- 3 drops Lavender
- 3 drops Orange
- 3 drops Frankincesne
- 4 drops Lavender
- 2 drops Cedarwood
- 1 drop Vetiver
- 3 drops Lavender
- 3 drops Bergamot
- 3 drops Peppermint
Lavender French essential oil has no contraindications known and it has GRAS status (Generally Recognized As Safe).
General Essential Oil Guidelines:
- Do not take internally unless directed by a medical professional.
- Do not apply to eyes, sensitive areas, or mucous membranes.
- Do not apply undiluted to skin.
- Pregnant women, nursing mothers, and children should not use essential oils without first consulting a medical professional.
- Keep essential oils from, and out of reach of children.
- If you are experiencing adverse side effects, stop using immediately.
- The information on this website is not intended to be used in the diagnoses, treatment, or mitigation of any physical or mental illness.
- The statements on this website have not been evaluated by the FDA.
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Information provided in this description is for educational purposes only. For possible treatments of physical or mental diseases, please seek a trained and licensed health professional. Enchanted Aromatics is not responsible for any adverse side effects resulting from the use of any suggestions, products, preparations, or procedures mentioned or from following historical uses of essential oils.