Form : Oil
Botanical Name : Lavandula officinalis
Lavender oil is a herbal medicine and also the most known scent throughout the aromatic world. In aromatherapy, it is regarded as the most versatile essence. Lavender has the Latin name ‘Lavare’ that means “to wash”. Since ancient times, lavender oil has always been known for its healing powers. It has been used as a natural antiseptic, an anti-depressant, an antibiotic, a sedative and a detoxifier. The ancient Greeks used this oil to treat throat infections, constipation and chest conditions while the Romans used lavender flower heads in communal baths. Although lavender oil has numerous applications but its most beneficial use is in the treatment of skin disorders where it has been shown to be highly effective.