Steam distillation of fresh flowering tops. Sweet floral-herbaceous scent and balsamic undertone. The most versatile and useful oil, Lavender has an abundance of uses. It relaxes and soothes the mind & body, and is number one for use in first aid kit at home. It can be used neat on wounds & burns but care should still be taken. Blends happily with many other oils. Used as an insect repellent, to scent linen and deter moths. Soothing. Neutralises insect bites and stings (bees, wasps, mosquitoes and nettlerash). Can be useful for dandruff, when added to a base shampoo. Added to a carrier oil it can be used in massage to help with PMT. Can be used as a massage, in a vaporiser, in bath preparations, and on a pillow. Traditional European folk remedy used to comfort the stomach, as a cosmetic water, an insect repellent, to scent linen and as an all purpose soothing and comforting oil.Traditional European folk remedy used to comfort the stomach, as a cosmetic water, an insect repellent, to scent linen and as an all purpose soothing and comforting oil. Properties: Antiseptic, antibacterial, relaxing, calming, rejuvinating, soothing. DILUTE TO 5% OR LESS IN A CARRIER OIL BEFORE SKIN APPLICATION. KEEP OUT OF EYES. DO NOT SWALLOW.