Lavender and witch hazel (hamamelis)

Lavender oil is one of the mildest, yet most therapeutic essential oils.

Lavender essential oil has a long tradition of use in cosmetics and perfumes. It is one of the mildest, yet most therapeutic essential oils. Lavender improves the effectiveness of every oil it is mixed with. It is the only essential oil which can be applied directly to skin as first aid in the event of a mild injury or burn. It nourishes the skin, and it is especially effective against allergies, irritation, eczema, dermatitis, and burns. It promotes tissue regeneration. Witch hazel (hamamelis) has been used for healing skin damage, improving microcirculation, and similar concerns since ancient times.