Lavender is the essential essential oil that is a must have in every household. With wide ranging benefits and a lovely aroma, lavender is the most used essential oil in aromatherapy. Used in oil burners, massage oils, as a bath oil, in creams and lotions or directly on the skin, lavender is calming, balancing, relaxing and aids a restful night’s sleep. It can be used to relieve hay fever, headaches and tension to name just a few. It is also used to sooth burns, prevent blistering and scarring (cooks should always keep a small bottle to hand in the kitchen) as an antiseptic used on spots, bites and stings etc. as well as being an insect repellent. The therapeutic properties of lavender oil include antiseptic, analgesic, anti-depressant, anti-rheumatic, anti-spasmodic, anti-inflammatory, antiviral, bactericide, carminative, decongestant, deodorant, diuretic, sedative, and vulnerary. Aroma: clean, fresh & floral. Note: lavender oil is said to be one of the safest essential oils but some people are allergic to it; you should discontinue use if you have any allergic reactions. © Please do not copy text. Avena product description – Lavender Essential Oil (Lavandula angustifolia).