lavender oil


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Aromatherapy An oil distilled or extracted from lavender which contains borneole, camphor, cineole, limonene, pinene, terpinenol, etc. Lavender oil has been used to relieve stress
Toxicity It should not be used internally
Fringe medicine A floral essence said to cause relaxation

lavender oil

An essential oil derived from Lavandula angustifolia, a plant with lavender flowers. The oil is used in aromatherapy to alleviate pain, e.g., during acupressure, massage, and childbirth.
See also: oil
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Lavender oil industry import/export consumption, supply and demand figures and cost price and production value gross margins are also provided.
Silexan as a positive control (this is the only pharmaceutical grade lavender oil approved for oral use in Germany)
Such regulation of oxidative stress markers by the lavender oil may be well correlated with previous reports, where lavender oils have antioxidant and neuroprotective properties which may probably be due to their free radical scavenging ability (Atsumi and Tonosaki 2007; Miguel 2010).
The aim of this paper was to investigate the effect of aromatherapy massage using lavender oil as a possible treatment for this condition.
We dab ourselves with drops of lavender oil before every match," the Daily mail quoted Dhondy as saying.
The only thing she could attribute it to was the use of her lavender oil every day.
When human breast cells were exposed to lavender oil and tea tree oil, estrogen-regulated and androgen-regulated genes were turned on.
BOTTOM ROW Lavender oil, a natural scent for homemade cleaners; Sequoia National Park's tall trees.
The knowledge that a batch of lavender oil is of the same quality as the previous one is just as important to assure quality and consistency.
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In it, I talked about using lavender oil in an essential oil diffuser to quiet down the anxiety that often accompanies dementia.
Last, but not least, I should use lavender oil on my pillow to aid a good night's sleep - I'm not a good sleeper (true).