The real Lavender is the Lavender Vera or Lavandula angustifolia. Its actual origin place is Persia. It came to France via the Canary Islands. The Lavender belongs to the mint family. The plant has a treatment effect thanks to its sedative active ingredients. By the steam distillation process, the popular lavender oil is extracted from its stems and flowers. In order to achieve the highest possible content of active ingredients in the oil, you start with the harvest early in the morning. In addition, it is recommended to start the producing process as soon as the flowers are dry again.
Lavender oil in aromatherapy
Lavender oil has calming, antispasmodic, antiseptic effects. It calms down the stress and reduces nervousness. Using in the aroma lamp or in the diffuser helps with sleep problems. Putting a few drops of lavender oil on the pillow leads to a quiet and comfortable sleep.
Lavender oil as a remedy
Due to its strong antiseptic function, it is used for a variety of inflammations. It can be used to treat sunburn, insect bites, acne, abscesses and rapid healing of wounds. Athlete’s foot fungus can be combatted with the antifungal effect of lavender oil with regular use.
Lavender oil in the cosmetics
Lavender oil is often used as a bath additive for getting a relaxing feeling. Just a few drops of lavender oil, mixed with the bath water, provide a relaxing, soothing bathing pleasure. The healing properties of lavender oil are useful in the preparation of ointments and creams used to treat skin irritation.
Lavender oil for manual therapy
Lavender oil is used by manual therapists to relieve muscle soreness, as well as muscle tension in their treatment. Its calming effect in the fragrance and external application as massage oil ensures relaxation during manual application.
Lavender oil for perfumery
The soft, nostalgic and floral fragrance of lavender oil is a popular fragrance for use in the perfume industry.
Lavender oil in the household
Lavender oil can be used as a room spray for air freshening, as well as it is also a popular ingredient for detergents. By adding lavender oil it creates a refreshing room fragrance.
It is very compatible due to its high content of ester Lavender oil.
Other ingredients include monoterpene esters, linalyl acetate, lavandolyl acetate, linalool, terpinene and other small amounts.