Lavender essential oil is one of the most used for its therapeutic and medicinal proprieties. It is also used in aromatherapy and cosmetics, since it can be used in almost every part of the body. Lavender can be found in the Mediterranean region, Europe, Africa, the Middle East, and India. It is famous for its calming fragrance, which relieves tension and fights both anxiety and depression.
Lavender essential oil is used to treat acne, soothes eczema and dry skin, is anti-inflammatory and has wound-healing properties.
Also, lavender is recommended for people suffering from insomnia or other sleep disorders. Once, people stuffed their pillows with lavender flowers to help them fall asleep and get a better night’s rest.
-Mix three or four drops of Lavender oil together with a few drops of coconut oil. Apply the mixture on a wound or insect bite with a cotton ball.
-Combine one drop with conditioner in the palm of hand, then apply to hair and scalp for added nourishing and moisturizing benefits.
-To treat the inflammation on a burn, combine one to three drops of lavender oil and one to two teaspoons of moringa or coconut oil and apply with a cotton ball.
-Mix one drop of lavender oil with a drop of argan oil and put it directly onto a pimple twice a day.
-Apply two or three drops of Lavender essential oil on cotton pads and place them in your pillow case for a good night sleep.
Lavender is commonly used in aromatherapy. The fragrance from the oils of the lavender plant is believed to help promote calmness and wellness. It’s also said to help reduce stress, anxiety, and possibly even mild pain.
This mild sedative is reputed to reduce stress, which is also said to reduce cortisol levels that contribute to the stress hormone.
Lavender essential oil blends well with Chamomile, Sweet Orange, Bergamot, Patchouli, Ylang Ylang, Mandarin and Lemongrass essential oil.
Always be sure to use essential oils safely.
Remember that if you have health-related questions or concerns, the use of any type of essential oil should be discussed with your doctor. Let your doctor know of any other medications or herbal treatments you’re using.
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Main IngredientsLavender Essential Oil
Essential oils are very potent, so you have to be cautious when you use them.
Remember, a little goes a long way and less is more! You can always add another drop, so start slow, whether you’re using your oils topically or aromatically. Due to potency, some oils may be irritating to the skin. If irritation occurs, immediately apply pure vegetable oil to the affected area to dilute.
Always read label directions for each individual oil before use.
Do not put essential oils in eyes, ears, nose, or other areas with sensitive skin.
Inhaled: just add some drops as needed to a tissue or handkerchief and inhale. Or simply open the bottle of essential oils, hold it up against your nose and take a deep breath to inhale and enjoy.
In massage: Essential oils are too concentrated and strong to use for massage by themselves, so you need to mix them in with neutral-smelling carrier oils such as sweet almond oil or grape seed oil. Add up to 20 drops of essential oil to 1 ounce of carrier oil and massage your temples, wrists, behind the ears, your neck or the muscles of your arms, back or legs.
Added to your bath or shower: Add a few drops of essential oils to your shampoo, conditioner, or body wash. To inhale essential oils while you shower, add a few drops to the walls and inhale deeply as you shower. Or add few drops of essential oils directly to your bathwater, or even better, first mix a few drops into bath salts (Epson salts) and then add them to the water.
In a diffuser: A diffuser is a device that disperses essential oils into the air. There are several types of essential oil diffusers that you can use for this and If you don’t know how to use an essential oil diffuser, check the instructions specific to your product for water and oil ratios. Then, just put the essential oils in your diffuser, turn it on, and circulate the oil into your room.
As a room spray: Fill with water a spray bottle, add up to 20 drops of the essential oil and simply spray into the air!
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