How to Use Lavender Essential Oil

Words by Louise Miller

Photography by Mackenzie Walker

Lavender Essential Oil is one of the most popular floral oils thanks to its soothing, powdery scent and its myriad of uses. Steam-distilled from lavender petals, it will instantly transport you to a field in Southern France on a warm spring day.

What is Lavender Oil?

Lavender Oil is a beautiful floral oil that smells similar to the fresh version of its namesake flower. Calming, soft, and luxurious, it is a great essential oil to diffuse any time of day.

How to use Lavender Oil

Lavender is great in a diffuser or in your beauty and body products. Making your own is fun, easy, and allows you to know exactly what you are putting onto your skin and into your air.

Lavender Oil recipes

Lavender can be used in many homemade self-care items. Here are some recipes to get you started:

Lavender Oil diffuser blends

Lavender Essential Oil can be diffused on its own, or mixed with other essential oils to create a more complex aroma. Here are some ideas:

Lavender Oil benefits

Lavender Essential Oil is antibacterial and anti-inflammatory, making it great for mixing into skincare and body care products. It is also incredibly calming, which means it’s a great addition to your evening scent routine and can help you drift off to dreamland.

Where to buy Lavender Oil

The Lavender Essential Oil from vitruvi is organic, 100 per cent pure, non-toxic, cruelty-free, and made without phthalates, sulfates, or synthetic fragrances. It comes in two bottle sizes, and can be subscribed to every 30 or 60 days using vitruvi’s Essentials Club program.

Is Lavender Oil safe for cats and dogs?

We always recommend checking with your vet before diffusing new essential oils around your animals. After all, our pets are as unique as us.
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