Lavender (Lavandula angustifolia) has a fresh, sweet, floral, herbaceous aroma that is soothing and refreshing. Because it is the most versatile of all essential oils, no home should be without it. It is great for winding down before bedtime, yet has balancing properties that make it just as beneficial for boosting stamina and energy.*
Therapeutic-grade lavender is highly regarded for skin and beauty. It may be used to cleanse cuts, bruises, and skin irritations. The French scientist René Gattefossé was the first to discover these properties when he severely burned his hands in a laboratory explosion. Using lavender oil, he noticed a remarkable healing soon afterwards.
Lavender has an approximate ORAC of 3,669 (TE/L). TE/L is expressed as micromole Trolox equivalent per liter.
How to use:
For dietary, aromatic or topical use. When using as a supplement, put one drop in a capsule or in 4 fl. oz. of rice or goat's milk.
Possible skin sensitivity. If pregnant or under a doctor's care, consult your physician. Dilution not required; suitable for all but the most sensitive skin. Generally safe for children over 2 years of age.
Essential Oil Collection containing a bottle of Lavender Essential Oil:
Essential 7 Collection
Feelings Essential Oil
Every Day Essential Oil Collection
Golden Touch 1 Essential Oil Collection
Cooking with Lavender:
Young Living Cookbook. Vol 1
Studio 5 Features Young Living Lavender Farm
We were thrilled to be invited to appear on Studio 5, a KSL television program that focuses on improving the lives of others. We were treated so kindly by everyone on their crew - thank you for making us feel so welcome! We had a great time visiting their set and sharing with viewers the wonderful benefits of lavender. The show's hosts, Brooke and Darin, are fun and energetic, and share lots of great tips on each of their shows, which air Monday-Friday at 11:00 a.m. on channel 5.
As Brooke Walker, the show's host, mentioned, there are more and more "lavender" products appearing on store shelves. But an important point that consumers need to be aware of is that although the label says "lavender", most of those products contain very little lavender and are oftentimes full of harmful chemicals.
There is a big difference between perfume-grade lavender and Young Living's therapeutic-grade lavender. Perfume-grade lavender can be diluted, adulterated, and synthetically made in a chemical laboratory. Young Living's therapeutic-grade lavender is all natural - it is the purest and most potent form of lavender essential oil available. To learn about the care and testing involved in our distillation and production process, please click the lavender link below and watch the process from "Seed to Seal".
And as always, we invite you to visit us at the farm to see firsthand how the process works. When you see the rich soil, touch the plants, and smell the fragrance, you'll better understand how Young Living's therapeutic-grade lavender essential oil is the best choice for receiving all the benefits of lavender!
Here are the fun beauty tips we shared on the show using Young Living's lavender essential oil:
Lavender Linen Spray:
Get your beauty sleep with the help of lavender linen spray. Pour a few drops of Young Living lavender essential oil (4-8 drops per 4 oz. container) into a spray bottle and fill with distilled water. Mist your pillows and bed linens before going to sleep.
Lavender Bath Fizzers:
Skin soothing at-home spa treatment - the lavender bath fizzers. Mix 2 Tbsp. baking soda, 2 tsp. citric acid, and 8-10 drops Young Living lavender essential oil in a small bowl. Spray 1-2 sprays of water into mixture. Stir and repeat sprays of water until mixture sticks together when compacted. Press small amounts into candy molds or into small balls. Allow to sit for 2 minutes, turn molds over and release fizzers onto wax paper. Let dry until hardened all the way through. Drop into warm water and enjoy a soothing soak in the tub!
Lavender Foot Scrub:
Pretty pedicure time with our exfoliating lavender foot scrub. Stir together 1/4 c. Dead sea salt or epsom salt, 1/4 c. Young Living V-6 Oil or unscented massage oil, and 3-6 drops Young Living lavender essential oil. Mix well; pour into container. Place a small amount in hand and scrub over feet that have soaked in warm water. Rinse off and apply lavender lotion. (Painting toenails a pretty pink is optional, but highly recommended!)
Also come and try our exquisite lavender Lemonade, served at the Lavender Farms. It is a great way to add something unique to the usual summer thirst quencher. And because the recipe calls for Blue Agave, an all-natural sweetener, it is healthy, too!
7 lemons, peeled and juiced
2 limes, peeled and juiced
14 c. water
1 ˝ c. Blue Agave
1 drop lavender essential oil
Mix all ingredients together and chill. Add more water or Blue Agave, depending on the size and tartness of the fruit.