Properties: The soothing properties of this aroma based oil have beneficial effects on stiff and sore muscles, painful joints, dermatitis and injuries. This floral oil is effective in treating sinus and maintaining normal functions of lungs. Obtained from the petals of lavendula grosso flower via steam distillation process, this slightly yellow or translucent oil has strong and spicy aroma. It is easily dilutes in organic solvents and it does not dissolve in water. This essential oil contains a number of ketones and aldehydes like n-octanal, diacetyl and furfural. Free acids like butyric, acetic and unsaturated acid can also be found in thisoil. Moreover, it constitutes of esters like butyric and hexyl acetate.
Skin Benefits of Lavandin Oil: Due to its wonderful fragrance, this oil is used to produce aromatic candles, soap, massage oil and body lotions. Its unique moisturizing properties maintains even skin tone, reduces stretch marks and scar marks. What is more, this oil proves to be beneficial for healing pigmentation, skin infections and dermatitis. Regular application of this oil to skin helps to diminish skin blemishes and improves skin tone.
Antidepressant Attributes: The antidepressant qualities of this oil promote self confidence and ensure mental strength. Besides treating nervous breakdown, this oil is a perfect remedy for those who are going through stress and depression. It contains nervarines that are useful in regulating normal operation of nerves by fortifying neurons. The soothing aroma of this oil is beneficial for curing neurological complications like Parkinson’s disease and Alzheimer’s disease.
Other Benefits: This aromatic oil is used as an important element for vapor based therapy to heal cough and cold. It is a wonderful remedy for nasal congestion to boost respiratory function. The analgesic properties of this essential oil have a vital role in reducing arthritis related pain. Its antiseptic attributes inhibits infection of wounds or injuries. Besides curing minor burns and cuts, this oil has high efficacy rate in alleviating infection cased after surgery and tetanus.
Storage: This oil needs to be stored in hermetically tight amber colored glass container and it should be stored away from heat and sunlight to preserve its beneficial values.