Bugs aren't the only creatures that notice linalool. This monterpene is a broad spectrum antimicrobial. Both Gram positive and Gram naegative bacteria are repelled by linalool.
That’s the way of lavender. She sets a lovely example, growing neat and tidy as she does. She lines up her blossoms to make the work of pollination easy for her bee friends. She uses surprisingly little water while offering up surprisingly lots of medicine in the form of essential oils that evaporate into the air, scenting her surroundings, and a peaceful, self-assured energy that welcomes one and all to relax.
I had dealt with anxiety before with patients and learned to keep a little bottle of lavender essential oil in my pocket. I opened the bottle and put a few drops on my wrists, then placed my hand on Gordon's shoulder to steady him. Gordon blinked.
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The list below are items that I commonly keep in my own First Aid kit. I keep the tinctures in 1/2 bottles. I keep the salves in small tubs enclosed in ziplock bags to prevent leakage. My kit contents have varied as my kids have grown and my medical skill has developed. Don't bring an item with you that you don't know how to use.