Chemical composition of the Lavender essential oil
Lavender essential oil has nearly 120 compounds with linalyl acetate and linalool as major components. It also contains esters and monoterpenes:
_ Linalyl acetate
_ Beta Caryophyllene
Roll the rollerball on the neck, temples, inside the wrist, on the palm of the feet, behind the ears and even on your skull and chest.
Do not use this essential oil internally or orally.
Botanical Name: Lavandula angustifolia
Common names: Lavender
Extraction method: Steam distillation
Country of origin: South Africa
Botanical family: Lamiaceae
Plant part used: Flowers
Odor: Floral, Sweet, Herbaceous
Essential oils are concentrated and should be used with caution. Keep out of reach of children.
Avoid contact with the eyes.
Also, Lavender essential oil can be toxic if ingested. Do not ingest. Lavender essential oil should not be taken internally unless recommended and supervised by someone who is qualified.
Since it contains linalool, it can cause an allergic reaction in topical use.
Do not use if pregnant, nursing, elderly and for children under 7 years of age. If suffering from any medical condition, consult a healthcare practitioner before using.
Do feel free to ask for further information and applications.
DISCLAIMER: Essential oils are not meant to cure diseases and illnesses. They may ease some health problems and bring comfort. We suggest you consult a physician and do your own research for each essential oil that interests you.
To get more safety information, read our article about the risks of using essential oils.