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Essential Oil Index ~ Lavender

Lavender

Latin Name: Lavandula officinalis

Plant/Part: Shrub/Flowers

Note: Middle

Planet: Mercury

Element: Air

Affinity: IMMUNE SYSTEM – Health, love, celibacy, peace, conscious mind

Aroma

Floral, light and clear with woody undertones

Lavender induces peace, dispels depression and relieves headaches; sprinkled on the pillow it encourages sleep.

Lavender calms stormy or uncontrolled emotional states by bringing our feelings under conscious control.


 

Applications

Physical conditions

Burns/blisters

Stress headaches

Insomnia

Sunburn

Bruises

Earache

Insect bites/stings

Cuts

Eczema/dermatitis

Muscular aches, pains & sprains

Rheumatism

Nausea

Vomiting

Flatulence

Indigestion

Painful periods

Scanty periods

Flu

Colds

ME

Vertigo


 

Psychological conditions

Shock

PMT

Overwork

Many fears

Hysteria

Hyperactivity

Impatience

Insomnia

Insecurity

Irrationality

Irritability

Mood swings

Negative thoughts

Nerves about the future

Paranoia

Restlessness

Active mind

Panic attacks

Worry


 

Gently sedative, its balancing action makes it useful for panic attacks, or impatience and anger. Lavender cleanses both physically and spiritually. It aids in breaking bad habits and is soothing during a crisis

Precautions

Some people with low blood pressure may feel a bit dull and drowsy after using essential oils. Avoid in the early months of pregnancy

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