The glory of aromatherapy, a mother queen to pacify and console, a cooling tonic-relaxer and rescue remedy, a panacea of amazing amplitude, a multiple healer for the heart, the lungs, the digestive tract, a bestower of tranquility and peace… True Lavender oil’s complexity and fragrant beauty is hardly matched by any other essential oil.
Amongst its manifold applications is anti-spasmodic action, particularly against abdominal cramps and colic, its effect as a toner for the heart and against high blood pressure need to be mentioned. But also arthritis, rheumatism and muscular pain are effectively treated with the help of lavender. Not to forget its positive effects on problems of the respiratory tract, including asthma, coughing, whooping cough, throat infections, bronchitis and catarrh. In addition, Lavender is a pain reliever of medium strength, and anti-inflammatory agent, and helpful against dysfunctions of the female organs including dysmenorrhea, leucorrhea, cystitis, etc.
In skin care again there is hardly an essential oil with a larger spectrum of healing properties: lavender fights eczema, acne, burns, sunburn, greasy skin, herpes, mouth ulcers, varicose veins, dandruff … it is a wound healer, energizing and balancing the skin, enhancing blood circulation, purifying … The list could easily be continued. If we add the manifold actions of lavender oil on nervous disorders or psychological problems like insomnia, anxieties, depression, headache, migraine, etc. we are not surprised why this oil has impressed man for such a long time and why it has become one of the most used oils in modern aromatherapy.
Lavender is a never ending discovery. Hundreds of biochemical compounds have been identified so far, and the picture keeps developing. Its spiritual depth inspires empathy, forgiveness, detachment, purity. In the pink and white, purple and blue blossoms of this perennial wonder of nature lie secrets hard to encompass in a lifetime. A bouquet of a thousand virtues on a pillow of peaceful dreams.