Lavender essential oil is made of lavender blossoms (Lavandula officinalis, Labiatae), using the method of steam distillation. Lavender essential oil has a very intensive, distinctive floweryscent.
Lavender essential oil is a classic ingredient for: tonics for dry skin, perfume and eau de cologne, various cosmetic products (as an odour masking or enhancing element): soap, bath oils, sea salt, etc.
MĖTA lavender essential oil is a plant odor obtained by the steam distillation of 100% Lavandula angustifolia L. lavender flowering tops, stems and leaves. Lavender oil has a very familiar, fresh, floral, slightly pungent and sweet scent that refreshes and relaxes. The essential scent of lavender oil is classified as a medium perfume note – the intensity of the scent remains for 2-3 days.
An aromatic shrub native to the Mediterranean, lavender has long been used as a medicine, fragrance, and insect repellent. Essential oil production is well established in the Provence region of France, as well as in Spain, Bulgaria and many other countries.
The origin of “MĖTA” Lavender essential oil is Spain.
Lavender essential oil has a balancing, regulating, soothing effect.
With hypersensitivity, lavender oil can help you overcome situations that make you feel frustrated and unable to express yourself.
Lavender essential oil is a classic ingredient for the production of dry skin tonics, perfumes and colognes, used in cosmetics as a scent enhancing for soaps, bath extracts, sea salts, etc.
Perfect for use with:
Essential oils of Bergamot and other citrus, Cedarwood, Clove, Clary sage, Coriander, Cypress, Frankincense, Geranium, Juniper, Myrrh, Pine, Rose, Rosemary, Sandalwood, Ylang Ylang.
Methods and amounts of use:
Aromatic bath: essential oils are insoluble in water, thus dissolve 10-30 drops of essential oil mix in a glass of milk, kephir, yoghurt, cream, a tablespoon of plant oil or some honey and then pour the mixture into your bath.
Cream or lotion: put 10-15 drops of the essential oil mix into 1 spoon of unfragranced cream or lotion.
Hand cream or lotion: one-time use: 3 drops of essential oil mix in 1 teaspoon of plant oil.
After-shave lotion: 40 drops of essential oil mix into 120 ml of apple vinegar or vodka and 80 ml of distilled waster.
Massage: 10-15 drops of essential oil mix into 2 tablespoons of plant oil.
Shampoo, conditioner or for rinsing hair: add 2 drops of the essential oil into the bottle of shampoo or 2-3 l of water with some lemon juice.
Sauna: 15 drops of essential oil mix into 10 l of hot water for soaking besoms.
Aromatic lamp: 4-5 drops for 5 sq. m. area. For daily use (don’t forget to add warm water).
Facial steam bath: 2-3 drops into 1 l hot water.
Regulation (EC) No 1223/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council on cosmetic products, identifies the following allergens:
Lavender essential oil contains citronellol, coumarin, geraniol, limonene and linalool.
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