Lavender Essential Oil

(Lavandula angustifolia)
Lavender is a popular essential oil long loved for its calming, soothing fragrance. When diffused, Lavender adds a clean and fresh scent to any room. It is also a relaxing addition to body care products and baths.

Lavender (Lavandula angustifolia) essential oil has a scent that’s a wonderful blend of fresh, floral, clean, and calm. It’s this dynamic aroma that has made the plant a classic for perfumes, soaps, fresheners, and beauty products. As one of our most popular products, Lavender is a great beginner oil and a must for every home. Lavender essential oil isn’t just a favorite because of its classic scent—it’s also highly versatile. From skin care products to relaxing routines, this oil can infuse and enhance many areas of your life.

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Product Snapshot

Product Snapshot

Features & Benefits
  • Promotes feelings of calm and fights occasional nervous tension
  • Has balancing properties that calm the mind and body
  • Cleanses and soothes minor skin irritations
  • Can be soothing to the skin after a day in the sun
  • Reduces the appearance of blemishes
  • Supports aging skin
  • Includes the naturally occurring constituents linalyl acetate, linalool, and ocimene
Aromatic Profile
Sweet, herbaceous, floral aroma
Key Constituents
  • Linalyl acetate
  • Linalool
  • Cis-beta-ocimene
  • Trans-beta-ocimene
  • Terpinen-4-ol
Ingredients

Ingredients

Ingredients
Lavandula angustifolia† (Lavender) oil
†100% pure, therapeutic-grade essential oil
Suggested Uses

Suggested Uses

Applications
  • Add a few drops to lotions, shampoos, and skin care products for a classic aroma and more youthful complexion.
  • Add 4 drops of Lavender and 1 cup of Epsom salt to a bath to create a relaxing environment.
  • Unwind in the evening with a calming, Lavender-infused neck or back massage.
  • Use Lavender as part of a bedtime routine by rubbing it on the bottoms of your feet or diffusing it next toyour bed.
  • Add it to V-6™ Vegetable Oil Complex and apply topically to soothe the skin after a day in the sun.
Where to Diffuse
  • Fill your bedroom with Lavender’s calming aroma in the evening for a soothing space conducive to sleep.
  • Infuse the nursery with the gentle floral scent during naptime for a welcoming and restful environment that sets your little one up for sweet dreams.
  • Unwind with a spa-like setting anywhere by combining Lavender with other luxurious scents such as Eucalyptus, Bergamot, or Cedarwood.
Experience
Lavender essential oil has a floral, calming scent that can be used aromatically or topically. With its many benefits,
Lavender is one of our most popular products.
Label Directions
Topical: Apply 2–4 drops directly to desired area. Dilution not required, except for the most sensitive skin. Use as
needed.
Aromatic: Diffuse up to 1 hour 3 times daily.
Diffuser Blends
Dream Blend
  • 5 drops Lavender
  • 4 drops Cedarwood
  • 1 drop Vetiver
Get to Know

Get to Know

Product Background
Did you know that lavender is part of the mint family and is one of our most popular oils? Young Living has three
farms that grow lavender, located in Utah, Idaho, and France. Lavender is steam distilled from the flowering tops
of the plant, and it takes 27 square feet of lavender plants to make one 15-ml bottle of Lavender essential oil. In
ancient Greece, Pedanius Dioscorides, a physician pharmacologist and botanist, praised the many qualities and
uses of lavender. You can find Lavender essential oil in many Young Living blends, including Stress Away™,
Tranquil™, RutaVaLa™, Forgiveness™, and Harmony™.
Scientific name: Lavandula angustifolia
Botanical family: Lamiaceae
Region(s) grown: Utah, Idaho, France
Plant part used: Flowering top
Extraction method: Steam distilled from flowering top
YL Region: Most Young Living Lavender essential oil comes from France and the United States.