Usage: Beneficial for relieving emotional stress due to its soothing and calming properties. Great in an aromatherapy diffuser. Related uses include healing skin irritations. The oil has sedative, antiseptic, antifungal, antibiotic, and antiviral properties.
Precautions:Avoid in early pregnancy and those with epilepsy should use caution.
Aroma: sweet or camphor-like depending on the species (see below)
Lavandin (Lavandula x intermedia) - A sterile hybrid with higher camphor components.
Lavender (Lavendula augustifolia) - True Lavender or sweet "English" Lavender.
Lavender, Spike (Lavandula latifolia) - A hybrid, with high camphor components.