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