All About Lavender Essential Oil
Lavender is referred as the swiss army knife of essential oils due to its many uses and benefits. The uses for this essential oil are endless and that’s why it is one of the most popular essential oils on the planet.
Lavender is also very popular due to its floral and relaxing scent. The classic scent of lavender is known by almost every essential oil user worldwide.
Lavender is one of the twelve essential oils that come in Young Living’s Premium Starter Kit.
Lavender has helped improve the lives of many people. Let’s get into where Young Living’s Lavender comes from. But first, pin this page for later.
Where Lavender Comes From
Young Living grows and distills their lavender plants in three locations.
The Young Living Lavender Farm and Distillery in Mona, Utah
The Young Living Lavender Farm and Distillery in Mona, Utah is one of the most beautiful North America. The farm grows and distills a few oils at this farm, but Lavender is the most popular oil.
The farm has 1,400 acres of lavender fields and is a wonderful sight to see. They hold many events at this farm every year and it is a great vacation spot for those who want to see the vast purple fields.
The St. Maries Lavender Farm and Distillery in St. Maries, Idaho
The St. Maries Lavender Farm and Distillery in St. Maries, Idaho is where Young Living started. Gary Young planted 200 acres of Lavender seeds he got on a trip from Provence, France.
The land has never been exposed to chemical pesticides or man made fertilizers even before Young Living owned the land.
The Simiane-la-Rotonde Lavender Farm and Distillery in Provence, France
The Simiane-la-Rotonde Lavender Farm and Distillery is located in Provence, France is where Gary Young obtained his first lavender seeds and planted them at the St. Maries Lavender Farm and Distillery in Idaho.
Provence is known for its stunning scenery, sunny weather, and lavender fields which makes it a popular vacation spot for essential oil lovers and artists.
How Lavender Is Distilled
The Lavender is steam distilled with low pressure and temperature to keep the oil pure and authentic grade.
Five Ways To Use Lavender
- Lavender is a great bedtime oil. Diffuse at night to help relax before bed.
- Lavender Vitality is great for cooking. Lavender lemonade is a very popular drink in the essential oil world. Add to your recipes for a great lavender flavor and health benifets.
- Lavender is also great for brightening skin when applied topically.
- Add a few drops of Lavender to the bathtub for a very relaxing bath.
- Lavender is a great oil for massages. Dilute with carrier oil and use during massages.
Five Ways I Use Lavender
- I love using Lavender before bed. I usually blend it with Cypress essential oil for a very relaxing aroma before bed.
- Whenever I have irritated skin I apply Lavender topically for a soothing comforting feeling.
- I use Young Living’s Lavender Hand and Body Lotion to brighten and moisturize my skin.
- I diffuse lavender with Stress Away or Peace & Calming whenever I am feeling stressed out.
- Lavaderm is a spray that helps makes my skin less itchy when I get a bug bite or rash.