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Lavender Essential Oil

Other Names: Lavender, Elf Leaf, Nard, Spikenard, Spike, English Lavender, True Lavender, Lavender Flower, Lavandula Vera
Traditional Usages: Apoplexy, Falling Sickness (Epilepsy), Dropsy, Cramps, Convulsions, Aromatic, Flavouring Agent, Tonic against Faintness, Heart Palpitations, Giddiness and Colic, Promotes Appetitie, Dispels Flatulence, Applied Externally for Toothache, Neuralgia, Sprains, Rheumatism, Aromatherapy, Inhalant, Antiseptic, Chilblains, Insomnia, High Blood Pressure, Physical and Mental Exhaustion, Stress, Sluggish Circulation, Sinusitis, Bladder Infection, Lavender Bath, Throat Infections, Chest Complaints, To repel Nits and Fleas and Deter Evil Spirits
Resources: Mediterranean: France, England, Italy, Norway
Parts Used: Flower, Essential Oil

Lavender Essential Oil – Herbal remedy for Bee Sting: One of the quickest acting bee sting remedies is lavender essential oil. Apply just one drop of lavender essential oil on the bee sting.
Health Warning: Only use as spot treatment, do not apply over large areas of skin.

Lavender Essential Oil - Herbal remedy for Fatigue: Add 6-8 drops of lavender essential oil to a bath of warm water. Or add the drops to a capful of milk or Epsom salts and put in the bath as this helps to disperse the oils throughout the water. This is a great way to receive the benefits of Lavender oil.

Lavender Essential Oil - Herbal remedy for Nightmares and Night Terrors: Add some drops of lavender essential oil in your bath water and relax in it for 20 minutes.

Lavender Essential Oil - Herbal remedy for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder: Add some lavender essential oil to your bath water and relax in it for 20 minutes.

Always seek the advice of your doctor before taking herbal remedies


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