Blanco lavender soap – handmade in blanco, texas
Scents go in and out of style, but Lavender always remains. Its amazing aroma transcends space and time. From the hillsides of France, to grandmothers back porch, Lavender is a scent that everyone loves. Our Blanco lavender soap is a regional specialty, because here in Blanco, Texas – we have the optimum environment for growing lavender. This aroma is one of our most requested scents – at markets, on our website,and for custom soap clients. It can blend with just about any other scent – and we have blended it with a few of our favorites. Like many fragrant plants, its part of the mint family and provides beautiful flowers along with stunning fragrant essential oil.
a few benefits of lavender and lavender essential oil
- Calming. Its calming, relaxing aroma is probably lavenders most popular trait. It is used commonly in aromatherapy for stress, anxiety, and restlessness. It is also used for coughs and colds, providing support to the respiratory system.
- Antiseptic. Used on the battle fields for ages, it was used to sterilize equipment and on scrapes and wounds. The essential oil is a wonderful addition to soap used for active individuals, especially those who spend a lot of time outdoors.
- Anti-inflammatory Topically Lavender is wonderful for acne, eczema, sunburns, and any other type of skin inflammation. Our Field & Flower bar from the goats milk line is especially wonderful for these application as the lavender and goats milk contain many of the same properties, working together to be very effective. I suggest this bar for teen faces, and it always goes in my shower in the summer when I am working in the garden or sweating in the backyard.
- Digestive Aid. Dr Mercola discusses how to improve your digestion with Lavender, stating “this oil helps stimulate the mobility of your intestine and stimulates the juices, which may help treat stomach pain, indigestion, flatulence, colic, vomiting and diarrhea.” He also has a nice recipe on the bottom for a do-it-yourself lavender oil infusion.
Though many of our soaps contain a bit of lavender (white rabbit, event horizon to name a few) – the two I am featuring today as our special Blanco Lavender Soap are the two linked on the right –>
Field & Flower – This bar is part of the goats milk line. It contains three essential oils, Lavender, Lemongrass and Litsea Cubeba. This bar is SO nourishing, use it on your face, body, or hands and you will be amazed. The goats milk recipe gives this bar tons of lather and transfers all of those Lavender qualities listed above quickly and easily into your skin. It will leave you feeling soft, smooth, and totally clean. Seriously, try this bar.
Lavender, Benzoin, Bergamot – Our other Blanco Lavender Soap bar is equally amazing, but in a different way. If Field & Flower gives you the luxury experience, Lavender, Benzoin, Bergamot is your daily work-horse. This bar contains 20% raw shea butter and a TON of flaxseed oil. Very nutrient rich, use this bar to repair damaged, inflamed, dry, itchy skin. The bar is much harder then our goats milk line, giving it a long lifetime in your shower, and works wonderful in all applications (face, hair, body, hands, shaving). This is a great travelers bar to take with you and keep your skin protected from new environments, chemicals and daily ware and tear you might find along the way.