Lavender Essential Oil
Lavender essential oil is a versatile and popular choice for use in essential oil diffusers. Extracted from the flowers of the lavender plant, its soothing aroma has been used for centuries in aromatherapy to calm and relax, reducing stress and anxiety. This essential oil also has skin-healing properties and is commonly used to soothe skin irritation, sunburns, and acne. Its antiseptic and antimicrobial properties make it a popular ingredient in cleaning products and personal care items. Using lavender aromatherapy oil in an essential oil diffuser can also help purify and refresh the air. Overall, incorporating lavender essential oil into your essential oil diffuser routine is a great way to improve your physical, emotional, and mental well-being.
- Aromatic Character: Fresh, sweet, floral, herbaceous
- Botanical name: Lavandula angustifolia
- Strength of Aroma: Medium
- Part of Plant Used: The flowering portion of the lavender
- Extraction Method: Steam distillation
- Classification: Top and Middle Note
- Chakra: 1st, 4th, 5th, 7th
Lavender Essential Oil Blends well with Orange, Chamomile and Clary Sage:
Here is an essential oil blend that contains lavender aromatherapy oil, as well as clary sage, chamomile, and orange:
Lavender, Clary Sage, Chamomile, and Bergamot Essential Oil Blend:
- 10 drops of lavender essential oil
- 8 drops of clary sage essential oil
- 6 drops of chamomile essential oil
- 4 drops of orange essential oil
This blend of lavender, clary sage, chamomile, and bergamot essential oils is perfect for promoting relaxation, reducing stress, and improving sleep. Lavender oil is known for its calming and soothing properties, making it an excellent choice for those who struggle with anxiety or insomnia. Clary sage oil is said to have a balancing effect on hormones, making it a great option for those who suffer from menstrual discomfort or mood swings. Chamomile essential oil is known for its ability to promote relaxation and improve sleep, while bergamot oil is renowned for its ability to reduce stress and uplift the mood.
When diffused together, these essential oils work in harmony to create a calming and soothing atmosphere that can help to reduce stress and improve sleep. Whether you are looking to unwind after a long day, reduce anxiety, or just enjoy a peaceful and restful sleep, this blend of lavender, clary sage, chamomile, and bergamot essential oils is the perfect choice.
Lavender essential oil is generally safe, but it’s important to follow these precautions:
- Dilute before use: Mix with a carrier oil, like coconut or olive oil, before applying it to the skin.
- Patch test: Perform a patch test before using it for the first time to ensure you are not allergic.
- Use a high-quality oil: Our lavender aromatherapy oil is pure, safe, and effective.
By following these precautions, you can enjoy the benefits of lavender essential oil while minimizing any potential risks.
Here is a peer-reviewed article that provides evidence for the effectiveness of lavender aromatherapy oil for reducing symptoms of anxiety:
“Aromas of rosemary and lavender essential oils differentially affect cognition and mood in healthy adults”
This study found that the aroma of lavender essential oil improved symptoms of anxiety, as well as cognitive performance and mood, in a group of healthy adults. It provides evidence for the potential benefits of lavender essential oil for reducing anxiety and promoting well-being.