Essential Oil ‘Gems’ – Lavender

(Lavandula angustifolia Mill, Lavandula vera D.C. spp., Lavandula officinalis) (Lavandula latifolia Spike)



Qualities and Indications

  • Central nervous system sedative (sedative at low dose, stimulant at high dose)

  • Eases agitation

  • Eases anger

  • Eases anxiety

  • Eases depression / low mood

  • Greif and bereavement

  • Hopelessness

  • Insomnia

  • Irritability / intolerance / impatience

  • Mood swings

  • Nervous tension

  • Panic attacks

  • Pre menstrual tension (PMT)

  • Sedative

  • Sense of hopelessness

  • Shock

  • Solar plexus tension

  • Stress and stress related conditions

  • Suspicion


    First Aid

  • Skin care: acne, bruises, burns, dry cracked skin, insect bites, cuts and abrasions, encourages skin healing

  • Eases muscle and joint aches and pains

  • Anti-microbial, anti-septic


Safety information:

Non-toxic, non-irritant, non-sensitising (moderate risk of sensitization if over-used).  Do not take orally / ingest


Please visit the ‘Safe Use and Application’ page featured on this website for further safety information, and the “Methods of Use’ page for details about various methods of application



Heather Godfrey