Updated: Dec 7, 2017
The health benefits of lavender essential oil include its ability to eliminate nervous tension, relieve pain, disinfect the scalp and skin, enhance blood circulation and treat respiratory problems. The oil can also be used to repel mosquitoes and moths. Regular use of lavender essential oil provides resistance to a variety of diseases. Added to chamomile oil makes a good blend to treat eczema.
Spirit: It calms and stabilises the Qi of the heart, and it alleviates feelings of panic and hysteria. It calms any strong emotions that threaten to overwhelm the mind. In addition, it eases frustration and irritability. Defined as ‘both habit-breaker (stuck energy) and crisis-smoother’. Soothing the sense of trauma that inhibits self-expression, lavender is suited to the individual who is full of creative potential, but who is frustrated in fulfilling it due to self-conscious reserve. It encourages the full expression and perfection of the individual self.
Contraindications: avoid during pregnancy, breastfeeding, when suffering from diabetes and if have very sensitive skin.