Lavender Super Pure Essential Oil
Lavender essential oil is a versatile oil. It is reported to have anti-inflammatory, anti-fungal, anti-depressant, antiseptic, antibacterial, the list goes on. . Researchers found that Lavender essential oil was lethal to a wide range of fungal strains that can cause disease in the skin. In this study, Lavandula species seemed to work by destroying the membranes of fungal cells.
As grand as lavender essential is, there is sufficient evidence the lavender essential oil is not effective for depression, nausea, vomiting, dementia,ear infection, the list goes on. I am not sure I believe this conclusion but as always it is up to our customers to research and decide what does work for them.
NOTE: the safety of taking lavender essential oil during pregnancy or while breast-feeding has not been confirmed. Lavender essential oil is thought to slow down the central nervous system, doctors advise patients to stop using lavender at least 2 weeks before surgery. New England Journal of Medicine
Botanical Name: Lavandula Angustifolia
Extraction Method: Steam distillation
Derived From: the flower buds
Facial Use: up to 1%, starting at .25%
Body Use: up to 2% strength