- Color: Clear
- Oil Consistency: Thin
- Perfumery Note: Top/Middle
- Initial Aroma Strength: Medium
- Scent: Floral, fresh, sweet and herbaceous. Much more camphorous in aroma than other lavender oils.
Action: Bactericidal, antiviral, cytophylactic, decongestant, expectorant, antidepressant, anti-inflammatory, balancing, analgesic, antiseptic, antirheumatic, calming, relaxant.
Benefits, Indications: Used for abscesses, acne, allergies, athlete's foot, boils, bruises, burns, dandruff, dermatitis, earache, eczema, inflammation, insect bites, insect repellent, lice, ringworm, sunburns, wounds, lumbago, muscular aches and pains, rheumatism, sprains, asthma, bronchitis, halitosis, throat infections, abdominal cramps, colic, flatulence, flu, depression, headache, insomnia, migraine, nervous tension and shock.
More Info: Spike Lavender boasts usage applications similar to traditional Lavender. However, it's higher percentage of camphor gives it stronger analgesic and expectorant properties. This makes it a better choice for headache pain or as an expectorant in direct application or a diffuser.
Properly diluted for topical use, spike lavender can be used to help ease aches, pains or the discomfort associated with arthritis. It is also reported to be effective in repelling insects.
Chemical Constituents: Linalool, 1,8-cineole, camphor, borneol, b-pinene
Precautions: Due to its camphor content of up to 25%, Spike Lavender Essential Oil should be used with care. Avoid while pregnant. May cause skin irritation.
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