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Lavender Essential Oil

Lavender Essential Oil is the concentrated liquid containing volatile aroma compounds, steam distilled from the lavender plant. Lavender has been used for centuries to help heal various ailments from minor cuts, bruises and burns to chronic diseases like rheumatism, asthma and dermatitis. The immediate attraction and use of lavender essential oil is in the perfumeindustry for its fresh, sweet and slightly fruity floral smell. In aromatherapy, lavender is often used to combat depression, stress, and fatigue. I've pulled together my top 3 uses for lavender essential oil but do your research, there's hundreds more out there! Sleep Better Sprinkle a few drops of lavender oil on your pillows or add to an aromatherapy diffuser to beat insomnia.  Add a couple of drops of lavender...

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What are Essential Oils?

Essential Oils are the oils extracted from plant parts like flowers, leaves, stems, roots, seeds, bark, resin or fruit rinds. Each plant contains only a tiny percentage of essential oil, therefore several kilos of the plant are harvested to extract  just a few milliliters of the magic oil. Essential Oils are highly concentrated and usually dispensed in drops, or mixed with a base oil for topical application onto the skin. They contain hundreds of therapeutic constituents and are used in personal products, aromatherapy, and for sanitary and healthcare reasons. It's believed that some oils have powerful healing properties for mind, body and spirit. Others believe that certain oils have mystical properties and use them in magical rites and ceremonies. Whatever you believe it's a fact...

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