Thursday, July 22, 2010

Lavender: Mediterranean plant "with a thousand virtues'

Lavender Field Named scientifically "lavandula stoechas' we know more commonly known as lavender. The Romans were the first to use it to scent their bath water and laundry. The research and contemporary processes have resulted in the extraction of lavender essential oil, which happens to have many virtues: sedative, vermifuge, hypotensive, analgesic, antiseptic, antibacterial and decongestant.

In addition to its many therapeutic qualities, lavender essential oil can also be used diluted as a care product to treat and regenerate the skin. Combined with sesame oil and sweet almond oil, for example, it nourishes and softens maintaining its hydro-lipidic protective film.

Form of massage oil, lavender encourages us to relax for a good night's sleep!

Where to buy lavender essential oil quality?