Distilled from the flowers of the plant grown in the south of France. It has a multitude of uses and may be used safely in a massage oil for children and babies from 8 weeks. It is particularly helpful for sick or fractious children. Used in an evening bath it is helpful for tension and insomnia. In a massage oil or compress it helps relieve aches and pains. A Lavender and Tea Tree bath at the onset of a cold may help reduce both the duration and intensity of the illness.