Lavender oil can be both Relaxing and Stimulating - It relaxes you when you are tense and stimulates you when you are low.
It contains a large proportion of Esters - Effective in the healing of wounds and scars. Cooling and anti-inflammatory help for skin disorders.
Both types of Aldehydes are present in small amounts - no sensitisation problems.
Ketones help congestion.
Oxides provide help in respiratory problems.
Monoterpenes offer antiviral properties, amongst others.
The large proportion of Alcohols indicates that Lavender will have good stimulating properties that act in a powerful but gentle manner.
An example of the many properties of an essential oil.
ANALGESIC; ANTICONVULSIVE; ANTIDEPRESSANT; ANTIPHLOGISTIC; ANTIRHEUMATIC; ANTISEPTIC; ANTISPASMODIC; ANTIVIRAL BACTERICIDAL; CARMINATIVE; CHOLAGOGUE; CICATRISANT; CORDIAL; CYTOPHYLACTIC; DECONGESTANT; DEODORANT; DETOXICANT; DIURETIC; EMMENAGOGUE; FUNGICIDE; HYPOTENSIVE; NERVINE; RESTORATIVE; SEDATIVE; SPLENETIC; SUDORIFIC; VULNERARY.
PRECAUTIONS - Some people with low blood pressure may feel a bit dull and drowsy after using this oil.
The many properties mean that the oil can be used in many different ways to help alleviate common ailments.
Good for Sprains; - Strains; - Rheumatic Pains; - Blends well with Marjoram. Controls Convulsions; -
Uplifting; - Counteracting Melancholy;
Reducing Inflammation. - Helps relieve Rheumatism. - Controls Infection.
Relieves Cramp. - Controls Viral Organisms - Colds, Catarrh, Throat Infections. Combats Bacteria. - Settles Digestive System and Expels gas from intestines. Increases Bile Production. - Helping formation of Scar Tissue. - A Tonic to the Heart. - Encourages growth of Skin Cells; - Releases Nasal Mucous; - Deodorises; - Neutralising Toxic Substances; - Increases Urine Flow; -
Promotes and Regularises Menstrual Flow; - Destroying Fungal Infection; - Lowering Blood Pressure; - Reduces nervous Disorders; - Restoring and Reviving Health; - Calming; - Clears the Spleen and Liver; - Increases Perspiration; - Prevents Tissue Degeneration and Arrests Bleeding in Wounds
Lavender is probably the most popular and versatile of all the Essential Oils.
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