doTERRA Lavender EO


Lavender oil is one of the most popular and renowned essential oils, thanks to its benefits. This oil has its legacy, and people have been using it for so long. Roman and Egyptians had been using this for relaxing, bathing, and cooking purposes.  

Obtained from → The flower of the lavender plant 

Aromatic description → Powdery, Light, Floral 

Main benefits 

  • Helps manage anxiety and tension
  • Improve the quality of sleep 
  • Can promote hair growth 
  • Soothes skin irritation 
  • Antibacterial and antifungal 
  • Provide natural glow to your skin





Are you looking for one of the most versatile, powerful, and beneficial essential oil? If you are, then you are at the right place. The lavender essential oil has been captivating its users for so long with the immense benefits it provides.

The scientific name of it is Lavandula Angustifolia, and it is derived from the flower of the lavender plant. While the pretty purple plant of lavender is attractive in itself, providing such a beneficial oil takes its importance and need to another level.


Collection procedure

The lavender oil is collected by carrying out a process called steamed distillation.

In this process:

  • Lavender flowers are steamed

  • Capturing of steam occurs

  • Separation of the lavender oil and water

  • The lavender oil is collected


Main constituents

  • Linalool

  • Ocimene

  • Linalyl acetate


Health benefits of lavender oil

Improve your deep sleep

If you are wise enough, you know that you cannot live a healthy life without proper deep sleep.

If you find yourself having trouble with getting deep sleep at night, use lavender oil and see how much improvements it can bring to your sleep quality.

One study has shown that some whiffs of lavender oil before going to bed increased the percentage of deep sleep time.

Lavender oil is also beneficial for people suffering from insomnia.


It helps manage tension and anxiety

Lavender oil can help you a lot if you are stressed out, tense, or anxious.

In one study, it was found that lavender oil is as good as prescription medication when it comes to dealing with general anxiety.

In a study, participants in one group were given lorazepam (medication for anxiety), and the other group took lavender oil orally.

Both of these brought betterment of 45% and 46% respectively.


Soothes skin irritation

Apart from calming your mind, lavender oil can calm your body as well by soothing skin irritation.

Its topical application helps you reduce skin irritation radically.


Natural skin glow

Lavender oil can help your skin glow because of its antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties.

Adding a few drops of lavender oil to your face cream can glow your face and make you younger than your age.


Can reduce a headache 

Lavender can help to ease a headache. In one study, it was found that lavender is beneficial to reduce the severity of migraines.


Can promote hair growth

Lavender essential oil is gaining popularity for promoting hair growth. A study conducted on mice in 2016 shows that mice grow more hair when lavender oil is applied.

Similarly, lavender oil can help prevent hair loss. Studies reveal that lavender oil is beneficial in dealing with pattern baldness.



Lavender oil has a good capability to fight fungi or bacteria that may cause damage. Its antimicrobial properties can help you prevent the toxicity of dangerous fungi like candida.


Lavender oil has good wound-healing capacities. It speeds the process of wound-healing. One study conducted in 2016 shows that lavender oil promotes the healing of skin tissues.


How to use lavender oil


Internal use → Dilute 1 drop in 4 fluid ounces of a liquid.

Diffusion → Use 3-4 drops in a diffuser

Topical use → Apply 1-2 drops on your skin


Dilution with a carrier oil is important for minimizing skin sensitivity.



  • Possible skin sensitivity

  • Consult with your doctor first before using lavender oil, if you are pregnant

  • Avoid contact with eyes



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