LAVENDER Essential Oil
Why & how to use it
A few basic facts about Lavender Essential Oil from doTERRA
- Sourced from Bulgaria and steam distilled.
- The main chemical components of lavender essential oil are linalool (soothing) and linalyl acetate (calming).
- It takes about 13kg of lavender flowers to make 1 x 15 ml bottle of Lavender essential oil.
✅Promotes calm, relaxed feelings. Use before a peaceful sleep.
Possible skin sensitivity. Keep out of reach of children. If you are pregnant, nursing, or under a doctor’s care, consult your physician. Avoid contact with eyes, inner ears, and sensitive areas.
Suggested ways to use Lavender Essential Oil
💜 Here are some uses in a little video from doTERRA.
💜Lavender is all things calming, so if you feel frazzled, pull out the lavender – and apply on your pulse points or add a few drops in the diffuser.
💜For kids, how about making lavender infused play dough? Try purple and add some Lavender, Orange and some Wild Orange, Green or Blue with some Balance, they will get the calming effects of the oils while they play!
💜Add a few drops to some epsom salts/magnesium flakes and have a relaxing bath.
💜Apply with some carrier oil to your skin when you’ve been out in too much sun!!
💜Lavender combined with peppermint or lemongrass in some massage oil makes a soothing foot massage.
💜Whilst talking foot massages – perfect to massage lavender with carrier oil intk kids feet at bedtime.
💜Add a drop onto a soft toy that your child takes to bed. Check out these awesome essential oil toys as gifts too + support a great cause.
💜Apply to any skin irritation, scars or your facial oil.
💜Apply after shaving to soothe and soften skin and to lessen the redness and burning caused by razor burn. ** if the men in your world find lavender too girlie, check out Petitgrain – it has similar properties and is often referred to as ‘mans lavender’.
💜Add a drop or 2 to your washing machine and/or dryer balls – particularly for bed sheets.
DIY ideas with lavender
✅Add about 10-15 drops into a glass spray bottle – use as a linen spray, room spray or sleep spray.
✅ Make lipbalm. Check out this recipe.
✅To make an ‘owie’ blend to apply to bites, cuts, scratches etc.
Diffuser Blend Ideas.
💧Diffuse with a few drops of Vetiver and Marjoram to help with the transition to the land of deep sleep.
💧Combine 2 drops of each lavender, lemon and peppermint when your eyes are watering and nose is running!
How to get your hands on Lavender Essential Oil
The best and cheapest way to buy Lavender (and all of doTERRA’s essential oils) is to open your own wholesale account.
I have put together step by step instructions here to help you do that.
You can always contact me too and I’ll help you get started.