Constituents: mainly consists of linalool (51%) and linalyl acetate (35%). Other components include á-pinene, limonene, 1,8-cineole, cis- and trans-ocimene, 3-octanone, camphor, caryophyllene, terpinen-4-ol and lavendulyl acetate.
Lavender is one of the most widely used essential oils for century. It is known for its many therapeutic properties including being calming, relaxing, and a stress reliever. It can also be use for skin issues such as allergies, acne, burns, cuts, bruises, rash, itching, scars etc.
Lavender is undoubtedly one of the mostly used essential oil in the world. Since ancient time, lavender essential oil has been used for medicinal and religious purposes for over 2,500 years. No one will dispute if we crown Lavender the Queen of essential oil.
Lavender is widely known to calm your anxiety, reduce stress and promote better sleep. But there are many more benefits of this precious oil that you should know to improve your family well-being. Appease Lavender oil is pure premium essential oil extracted from Lavandula Officinalis (Botonical Name) from France via stream distillation.
Reduces anxiety and emotional stress
Many studies and researches have proven that Lavender essential oil improved the overall quality of sleep by 60%. This included length of sleep, time it took to fall asleep, restfulness and reduced symptoms of insomnia.
Another study published in the Journal of Alternative Complementary Medicine found that lavender oil showed immediate improvements on 5 men and 5 women who struggled with insomnia.
For better sleep quality, diffusing Lavender essential oil with a diffuser in your bedroom to aid sleep, or rub directly on your neck, chest and temples which is also effective. Remember NOT to apply Appease Essential oil directly to skin without mixing with a carrier oil.
Support Nervous system
Lavender has always been used to treat migraines, stress, anxiety and depression. A study published in the European Journal of Neurology people struggling with migraine headaches saw a significant reduction in pain when they inhaled lavender oil for 15 minutes. But there is more, according to research, lavender essential oil has also been shown to reduce symptoms and development of Alzheimer’s disease! In 2012, the Swiss journal Molecules printed the results of a study that shockingly proved that lavender is a viable treatment option for stroke.
More importantly, in the study there were no adverse side effects from using lavender oil to treat anxiety, insomnia and depression. Whereas we know pharmaceutical drugs have dangerous side effects.
Heals burns and wounds
Widely known for its antimicrobial, antiseptic and antifungal properties, Lavender has a rich history of being used to prevent various infections and combat bacterial/fungal disorders. It is effective in speeding up the healing process of wounds, cuts, burns, and sunburns because it improves the formation of scar tissues.