We want you to make the most out of our Mayfield Lavender Oil, so we have listed below some top tips, as well as some recipes for our favourite lavender dishes. We also want to learn from you so if you have any interesting lavender stories, pictures or recipes to share with us, please email them to us at firstname.lastname@example.org. We look forward to hearing from you.
Mayfield Lavender Aromatherapy Bath
Add 5 to 10 drops of lavender oil to a warm bath, then lie back and unwind!
Ideal for relieving stress and rebalancing body and soul
Mayfield Lavender Body Massage Oil
Mix 2 drops of lavender oil and 2 drops of geranium oil with 10ml of jojoba, grapeseed or almond oil. Warm a little in the palms of your hand and inhale deeply. Massage into your body, breathe in and relax.
Ideal for calming and de-stressing
Mayfield Lavender Facial
Add 5 drops of lavender oil to a steaming hot bowl of water, place a towel over your head and inhale.
Ideal for clearing colds, refreshing and cleansing your skin as well as relaxing and calming body and soul.
Mayfield Lavender Good Night Sleep Remedy
Put a few drops of lavender oil onto a handkerchief and place into your pillowcase.
Ideal for a good nights sleep.
Mayfield Lavender Insect Bite & Sting Remedy
Put 1-2 drops of lavender oil on cotton wool and dab gently on insect bites, bee and nettle stings.
Ideal for easing painful bites and stings.
Mayfield Lavender Minor Burns including Sunburn Remedy
For minor burns and sunburn, add 2 to 3 drops of lavender oil to a litre of water. Place a flannel or clean cotton cloth into the water, then lay on the affected area.
Ideal for pain relief and scar reduction
Mayfield Lavender Minor Sprains, Aches and Headache Remedy
Make up a compress using 1- 4 drops of lavender oil to a small bowl of warm water. Soak a flannel or clean absorbent cloth in the water, then lay over the affected area.
Mayfield Lavender Room Fragrance
Add a few drops of lavender oil to a bowl of dried flowers or pot pourri,
Float a few drops of lavender oil on water in an oil burner to release the aroma into the air. Make sure that the burner is placed on a heatproof surface and that the bowl is not allowed to burn dry
Drizzle a few drops of lavender oil onto a cloth or issue and lay over a hot radiator.
Add 4 -6 drops of lavender oil per 500ml of water. Decant into a plant sprayer kept especially for the purpose. Shake well, then spray.
Add 1-2 drops of oil to warm melted wax around the wick of the candle. Essential oils are flammable so care should be taken not to get oil on the flame itself.
Never leaves candles unattended
Ideal for a fragranced, calming atmosphere.
Mayfield Lavender Foot Spa
Add a few drops of lavender oil to a bowl of comfortably warm water and soak your feet for 20 minutes.
Ideal for relaxing and reviving tired feet.
Mayfield Lavender Shower
Drop a few drops of oil onto your flannel, rub over your body and at the same time inhale.
Ideal for revitalising the body
Mayfield Lavender Fresh Laundry
Put 2 to 3 drops into your washing machine
Add 2 to 3 drops to the water for a steam iron
Ideal for fresh smelling clothes
Mayfield Lavender Moth Repellent
Hang Mayfield Lavender Bags on coat hangers in your wardrobe to stop moths making tiny holes in your clothes.
Note: the lavender bags make lovely drawer fresheners and placing under your pillow helps a good nightsâ€™sleep!
Simply give the bags a squeeze on a regular basis to reactivate the fragrance. After a few months add lavender oil to refresh the lavender.
Mayfield Lavender Manicure
Ingredients for manicure scrub:
Handful of coarse sea salt and place in a small bowl
30ml of jojoba or almond oil
6 drops of Mayfield Lavender
2 drops of geranium pure essential oil
Mix all the ingredients together. To use, scoop out a fingertip amount of salt and plenty of oil.
Massage in a little lavender scrub on damp hands, paying particular attention to the cuticles around the fingernails, backs of the hands and wrists. Rinse and pat dry.
Use an emery board to shape your nails, always file gently in one direction from the outside in. Apply cuticle remover and soak both hands in warm soapy water containing two drops of lavender oil. Dry and gently push back cuticles with orange stick or cotton bud.
Guidelines for Use
Test for sensitivity on a small patch of skin before using undiluted, unless dabbed on insect bites, stings and minor burns
Keep out of reach of children
For external use only
If in doubt start using a small amount and increase gradually
Avoid contact with eyes
Avoid if pregnant as can be a uterine stimulant