Lavender Oil Product Description
With a distinct powdery, floral aroma, the lavender flower has been used for centuries in seemingly countless ways. Ancient Romans and Egyptians used lavender as perfume, as well as in both bathing and cooking. In the modern day, Lavender essential oil unlocks a myriad of exceptional benefits contained within the lavender plant. Lavender essential oil can be used topically for skin, aromatically for its peaceful and restful floral aroma, and even still to add unique fragrance and flavour to your cooking. The versatile properties of Lavender oil make it a doTERRA favourite, and an essential staple for every household.
doTERRA Touch Lavender is the perfect alternative for individuals with skin sensitivities because it’s diluted in a base of Fractionated Coconut Oil, ideal for smooth and easy application. With its sleek, roll on design you can take doTERRA Touch Lavender with you wherever you go. Just put it in your purse, bag, or pocket and pull out anytime to enjoy all there is to love about Lavender oil.
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How do I use Lavender oil?
- Skin Soothing: The soothing properties of Lavender essential oil make it a popular option for skincare products, at-home skincare DIYs, and simple topical application. Provide soothing post-shave comfort to your skin with this essential oil using Lavender oil, or cleanse and nourish your skin by making your own clay mask with Lavender oil as the star.
- Nail Care: Bring moisture and a healthy look to your cuticles and nails with this homemade cuticle cream with Lavender oil. You can also use this cream on your hands, lips, or anywhere you have dry skin that needs soothing.
- Scented Linens: Enjoy the calming, serene aroma of Lavender oil as part of your evening routine by adding a few drops of Lavender essential oil to your pillows or bedding. You can also apply Lavender essential oil to the bottoms of your feet as a part of a relaxing bedtime ritual.
- Freshening Spray: Combine several drops of Lavender oil with water in a spray bottle and mist throughout the house for a fresh, floral aroma to chase away unpleasant smells that might be lingering in your home. Spray a light mist anywhere from your car, gym bag, linen closet, on your mattress, or any other areas that could use a refreshing aroma.
- Cooking: Add a drop of Lavender essential oil to lemon sauces for chicken or fish, marmalades, and citrus salads to soften citrus flavours, or to add a flavourful twist to any marinade, baked good, or dessert. Try our recipe for Cupcakes with Lavender Essential Oil!
- Bath: Add a few drops of Lavender essential oil to your bath water or homemade bath salts for a light, tranquil aroma during a relaxing bath experience.
- Scented Décor: Revitalize dimming potpourri by adding a few drops of Lavender essential oil to the mixture and tossing well.
- Diffusion: Add three to four drops of Lavender essential oil to your favourite diffuser and delight in its refreshing, floral aroma throughout your home. For an energizing, citrus aroma, add three drops of Lavender oil and two drops of Wild Orange oil.
It takes 35 pounds of Lavender flowers to produce just one 15 mL bottle of Lavender oil.
What is Lavender oil?
A short shrub that grows to be roughly half a meter tall, the lavender plant is native to the Mediterranean. Its distinct, fresh scent comes from the plant’s flowers, which grow in long, thin clusters and have a soft purple color. doTERRA produces Lavender essential oil by the process of steam distillation of these flowers.
What essential oils blend well with Lavender oil?
As a floral oil with a calming aroma, Lavender essential oil blends well with bright, citrus oils like Bergamot oil or Citrus Bliss® essential oil blend. The light aroma of Lavender oil also makes it a good companion to herbaceous essential oils like Marjoram oil or Basil oil.
Possible skin sensitivity. Keep out of reach of children. If you are pregnant, nursing, or under a doctor’s care, consult your physician. Avoid contact with eyes, inner ears, and sensitive areas.