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Lavender essential oil was first discovered by Rene Gattefosse, a French scientist, on the ability to heal and promote tissue regeneration. Lavender (Lavandula angustifolia) is from the single oil family and steam distilled from flowering tops.
This most versatile of oils also acts as an "Adaptogen". The term Adaptogen means to have a "normalizing effect" to adapt or adjust and Lavender essential oil seems to be able to do just that.
It starts its healing power according to the needs of whoever uses it. Lavender oil have these Key Constituents:
It is the most versatile of oils and has been documented to improve concentration and mental acuity.
We all aim for the optimal blood pressure reading of 120/80 mmHg and below. But as we age we develop pre-hypertension and Stage 1 hypertension, so we need to start monitoring our readings, make lifestyle changes, and start using alternative HBP treatments to lower our blood pressure.
Applying essential oils
over your heart points will quickly lower your high blood pressure and
should be used as a complementary treatment with your high blood
Further down this page I'll tell you where to find your heart points and how to apply these oils.
Lavender is known for its relaxing effects with its scent calming, relaxing and balancing you both physically and emotionally which naturally leads to you lowering your high blood pressure.
Diagnosed with Stage 1 hypertension and are not yet taking medication, complement it with using Lavender essential oil.
The medicinal properties found in lavender oil are anticonvulsant, vasodilating, relaxant, anti-inflammatory, and reduces blood fat/cholesteral to name a few.
One of its recommended uses includes high blood pressure for its calming, relaxing and balancing effects on your body.
Treatment to lower your high blood pressure within five to twenty minutes is to massage one to two drops of lavender essential oil on your heart Vita Flex point over your heart and carotid arteries found along the side of your neck.
After you apply oil, use your blood pressure monitor to get your reading, record your measurements and reapply if necessary.
Use these points to maintain your heart health, especially if you have high blood pressure.
Use your thumbs and firmly press all three points alternately for
three minutes, in a kind of pumping action, starting with your foot
first, then going on to your hand and arm.
Massaging this point is very effective in lowering your high blood pressure and toning your heart.
As an added benefit to lowering your blood pressure you can also diffuse all of the above oils.
This oil is so versatile you can use it for almost everything and these suggestions are only for therapeutic grade essential oils, and, remember to always consult with your doctor. The information shared here is intended only for educational purposes.