Lavender Essential Oil

Effectiveness

Lavender essential oil rates as a possibly effective treatment for anxiety. There are more than 5 studies which confirm its effectiveness in reducing anxiety. Read the directions on use here.

Lavender essential oil rates as a possibly effective treatment for depression. There are more than 3 studies which confirm its effectiveness in reducing depression. Read the directions on use here.

Lavender essential oil rates as a possibly effective treatment for period pain (primary dysmenorrhea). There are more than 3 studies which confirm its effectiveness in reducing period pain. Read the directions on use here.

Lavender essential oil rates as a possibly effective treatment for postoperative pain (post-Cesarean pain). There are more than 3 studies which confirm its effectiveness in reducing postoperative pain. Read the directions on use here.

Safety

Lavender essential oil rates as possibly safe. There are more than 5 studies which confirm its safety.
 

Adverse Reactions

Orally, lavender oil may cause gastrointestinal upset.
Topically, use of lavender can cause allergic contact dermatitis.
 

Interactions

Barbiturates. Be cautious with this combination.
Benzodiazepines.  Be cautious with this combination.
Chloral hydrate.  Be cautious with this combination.
CNS depressants.  Be cautious with this combination.
Pentobarbital (Nembutal). Be cautious with this combination.