Lavender is the most used essential oil in the world today, and its therapeutic benefits for burns were accidentally discovered during a fire in a fragrance laboratory! *NOTE: There are many different types of lavender sold on the market. Lavandula angustifolia is the most medicinal type.*
The most potent and therapeutic of the Lavender oils (Lavandula angustifolia) found in France and Bulgaria has been proven to alleviate general anxiety disorder and depression symptoms due to it’s highly sedative, anxiolytic, mood-balancing, and calming properties. One of its main constituents, Linalool, is also shown to exhibit anti-conflict effects. Unlike most sedative drugs, lavender does not cause unwanted side effects. Lavender oil promotes mental and emotional well-being and, due to its abundant neuroprotective properties, is known to treat a variety of neurological disorders.