Botanical name Lavendula officinalis / Wild/ Bulgarian The most gentile and versatile oil,a must for every first-aid kit. Best know as soothing anxiety, healing burns; sometimes used in childbirth, may be helpful for insomnia and nervous tension. Know to be very relaxing. Traditionally used for bruises, scrapes, cuts,and insect bites. Used in skin care,for blemishes,rashes, sunburn. Truly a universal essential oil.