Lavender has a fresh, herbal, floral aroma that many people associate with old-fashioned soap. Different varieties of lavender have different aromatic profiles, with some smelling more sharp and herbaceous, others more floral, and others more soft and honey-like.
Lavender Essential Oil
Therapeutic Properties of Lavender Essential Oil
Research on Lavender Essential Oil
In a study of 40 adults, lavender essential oil was found to induce relaxation and improve performance on a series of math problems. Reference >>
The fragrance of lavender was shown to improve speed and accuracy in college students asked to do a series of math problems. Reference >>
Buying Lavender Essential Oil
Typically, Lavender essential oil sells for around $30 per ounce.
Lavender Blends Well With...
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