Lavender Lavandula angustifolia
Lavender is often considered a must-have oil to keep on hand at all times due to its versatile uses, including calming and relaxing properties that promote peaceful sleep and ease feelings of tension.*
Lavender has been used and cherished for centuries for its unmistakable aroma and myriad benefits. In ancient times, the Egyptians and Romans used Lavender for bathing, relaxation, cooking, and as a perfume. Its calming and relaxing qualities, when taken internally, continue to be Lavender’s most notable attributes. Applied topically, Lavender is frequently used to reduce the appearance of skin imperfections. Add to bath water to soak away stress or apply to the temples and the back of the neck. Add a few drops of Lavender to pillows, bedding, or bottoms of feet to relax and prepare for a restful night’s sleep. Due to Lavender’s versatile properties, it is considered the must-have oil to have on hand at all times.
Add a few drops of Lavender to pillows, bedding, or bottoms of feet at bedtime.
Keep a bottle of Lavender on hand to soothe occasional skin irritations.
Freshen your linen closet, mattress, car, or the air by combining Lavender with water in a spray bottle.
Take internally to reduce anxious feelings.*
Use in cooking to soften citrus flavors and add a flavorful twist to marinades, baked goods, and desserts.
Sleep Issues: apply topically to bottoms of feet or put aromatically in a diffuser to induce sleep
Stress, Anxiety & Teeth Grinding: Rub Topically over heart and on back of neck or inhale aromatically from palms of hands.
Focus & Concentration: Apply 1 drop topically with vetiver or diffuse to uplift mood
Sunburns, Burns, & Scars: topically on area of concern tissue to soothe and promote skin healing.
- Allergies & Hay Fever: Take internally with lemon and peppermint in a capsule, or use each aromatically in palms and inhale.
- Pains and Sprains: Massage topically onto area of discomfort.
Cuts, Wounds, Blisters: Put topically on wounds on sites to comfort, cleans and help heal.
High Blood Pressure: Use topically on pulse points and over heart or internally in a capsule
- Migraines & Headaches: Inhale aromatically or apply topically on temples and back of neck.
Directions for Use
Diffusion: Use three to four drops in the diffuser of your choice.
Internal use: Dilute one drop in 4 fl. oz. of liquid.
Topical use: Apply one to two drops to desired area. Dilute with doTERRA Fractionated Coconut Oil to minimize any skin sensitivity. See additional precautions below.
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.