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French Lavender Essential Oil Uses and Benefits

French Lavender Essential Oil Uses and Benefits

French Lavender Essential Oil Properties – French Lavender Essential Oil Uses and Benefits(Lavandula angustifolia)

Floral, herbaceous, fresh aroma. A must for relaxing and calming and to balance energy.

  • 100% Pure, Concentrated, Undiluted
  • Therapeutic Quality
  • Steam Distilled from Flowers
  • Country of Origin: France

French Lavender Essential Oil Packaged

Amber glass bottle with Euro dropper. Tamper proof safety seal. Shrink wrapped.

Background Information on French Lavender Essential Oil

Lavender is a plant in which the essential oil is extracted from its flowering tops. The flowers are what give the oil such a sweet, yet powerful scent. The purple flowers grow in on a “spike” sprouting from the bottom of the plant. The entire plant can grow to be about 3 feet tall. This plant is native to England, France, Tasmania, and Yugoslavia. Herbalists from across the world have used the plant cure head pains, fainting, and cramps for ages. Many zoos use the scent to calm ferocious animals.

French Lavender Essential Oil Uses and Benefits / Suggestions

Lavender essential oil is helpful for and aids in soothing burns, inflammation, cuts, wounds, eczema, dermatitis, fainting, headaches, influenza, insomnia, hysteria, migraine, nausea, nervous tension, infections, bacterial conditions, sores, ulcers, acne, boils, asthma, rheumatism, and arthritisLavender upholds the spirit by bringing a sense of deep relaxation, and supporting compassion and tenderness towards others.*

Lavender essential oil is a natural remedy useful for skin care, minor burns, scars and dry skin. Soothe minor burns by applying 2–3 drops of lavender essential oil to the affected area. Rub lavender essential oil on dry or chapped skin to moisturize the affected area. Massage lavender essential oil on or around scar tissue areas. Lavender is one of the best essential oils to help scars.*

Lavender is beneficial for relaxation and as a sleep aid.  Massage, inhale or diffuse lavender to calm your mind, body and spirit after a long day or stressful situation. Rub a few drops of lavender essential oil onto your hand and spread over your child’s pillow to help him/her sleep.

Lavender is a valuable household essential oil.  Add a few drops of lavender essential oil to a cotton ball and place it in closets and drawers to scent linens and repel moths and insects. Place a few drops of lavender essential oil on a wet cloth or dryer sheet to deodorize and freshen your laundry.

The scent of lavender will not only rejuvenate and inspire a tired person but can relax, soothe and slow down someone who is stressed or tense. Apply a few drops to a tissue and inhale or place on your pillow for a restful sleep. Add 5 drops to a hot bath for a blissful retreat.

Add a few drops of lavender oil to your laundry rinse, your drawers, and the water reservoir of your iron for fresh smelling laundry.

Dilute and massage lavender essential oil on temples for ease of tension headaches.

When diluted lavender essential oil is helpful for emotional issues of abandonment, feeling criticized; apply across stomach between breasts and navel. 

See our references at the bottom of this page for additional information.

*This statement has not been evaluated by the FDA and is not intended to diagnose, treat, or prevent any disease. 

French Lavender Essential Oil Uses and Benefits / Emotional Wellness Properties

Lavender opens communication, relaxes, increases expressiveness, feeling heard. Those who have a fear of self-disclosure, are emotionally dishonest, fear rejection or have blocked communication may benefit.

If using Lavender for emotional wellness, try using it with our free EFT Tapping scripts for Focus, Stress Relief, and  Sleep which help release these emotional issues.

French Lavender Essential Oil Uses and Benefits / Blends

  • To quiet emotional anxiety, bathe with 2 drops of lavender
  • To receive a restful sleep, vaporize 4 drops of lavender, and 2 drops of sweet orange.
  • To soothe burns, sunburn, or eczema, apply a blend of lavender, Roman chamomile, and spearmint to the affected area.
  • To calm irritated infant skin massage a blend of 1 drop of lavender with 4 tsp of carrier oil.
  • To relax muscular aches, take a bath with 4 drops of lavender and 2 drops of vetiver.
  • To alleviate aching swelling as a product from a sprain, use a cold compress with 4 drops of lavender, and 2 drops of yarrow.

French lavender essential oil blends well with many essential oils such as bergamot, cedarwood, black pepper, ravensarachamomile, clove, clary sage, cypress, rosegeranium, eucalyptus, grapefruit, juniperrosemarylemongrass, tangerine, lemon, thymeoakmoss, patchouli, palmarosa, peppermint, tea tree, and pine.

French Lavender Essential Oil Safety Tips

  • French Lavender is non-toxic, making it safe for all skin types.
  • For external use only.  See our Safety Information page for further details when using essential oils.

French Lavender Essential Oil Reviews

”Items very securely packed and arrived well before estimated delivery date!”  – F. Belanger

”This oil is awesome. The lavender scent is amazing and it truly helps you relax after a long day!” –  S. Quartaro


Essential OilFrench Lavender
Botanical NameLavandula angustifolia
SourceFlowering tops
Country of OriginFrance
Method of DistillationSteam
CAS No.8000-28-0 / 90063-37-9
Main ConstituentsLavandula Angustifolia Oil