This is the Lavender season from Provence France through New York State.
Yesterday was a great joy to harvest my *lavendin—mediterranean sky, bright and sunny morning with a hint of crisp in the air—yet you can tell it will be a beautiful summer day.
Lavender and lavendin are synonym to freshness and warm sunny day. Their essences are recognized and very much appreciated for there powerful values antiseptic, healing, anti-inflammatory, anti-migraine, anti-rheumatism, and in perfumery.
Some of the virtues.
In diffuser; quiet the nerves and relieve headache
In the bath: relaxant light antiseptic help healing scratches—5 to 10 drops prior to get in the bath
In inhalation; 5 to 8 drops in the preparation—combat acne, sinus, facial
In insomnia; small pillow of lavender will calm and induce to sleep
In sunburn; few drops in mineral water use in atomizer, will refresh and cool the skin
In headache; pad one drop of essential oil on each temple
Insect sting; one drop of essential oil to soothe
*hybrid of lavender from lower altitude, same properties in lower strength.
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