Lavender Essential Oil

Lavender Essential Oil: It's Benefits and Uses:

Do you have trouble sleeping? Do you get stressed easily? Do you feel depressed? Do you have bad anxiety?  Do need have bad skin as a result of acne or eczema? 

 

If so, then Lavender oil is essential for you to have! Lavender has a myriad amount of benefits and is a fan favorite for so many people.I always have a Lavender essential oil in my collection. 

Lavender Essential Oil

Facts about Lavender Essential Oil:

  • Lavender essential oil comes from the Lavender plant.
  • Scientific name for the Lavender plant is Lavandula Angustifolia
  • This plant can be found in the Provence region of France and other dry, well-drained, sandy soil like the state of Washington and California.

How to use Lavender Essential oil:

  • Topical:Always use a carrier oil when applying essential oils to your skin. Lavender is a great antifungal and antibacterial oil. You can also put Lavender oil in your self-care products like shampoo to help with dandruff or body lotion to help with eczema. You can even use it on it's own to treat the areas that need to be treated, just make sure to use a carrier oil.
  • Oral:This is NOT recommended, unless you know it is a pure oil and you know where it comes from and the source. You never want to put anything in your body that you are unfamiliar with, especially if this isn't a good quality oil. If you ingest it can cause constipation, headache and increased appetite.
  • Diffuse / inhale: Diffuse Lavender throughout your home at night to help you sleep or during the day to keep you calm and relaxed.
Lavender Essential Oil

Benefits of Lavender Essential Oil: 

(There are so many benefits to Lavender Essential oil, but these are the most popular.)
  • Relieving anxiety: Diffuse or Inhale Lavender essential oil to help calm you. Take three big deep breaths and exhale with a smile to center yourself and calm down. This also helps increase your cognitive function.
  • Promotes hair growth and dandruff: Massage into your scalp daily or put in your shampoo.
  • Ease Sunburn: Combine with Aloe Vera to help ease sunburn since Lavender has antiseptic and antimicrobial properties.
  • Aids in healing wounds: With a carrier oil (vitamin E, coconut oil, castor oil) apply to the wound to speed up the repair of the damaged tissue.
  • Skin Benefits: Helps with acne since it is an anti-inflammatory, helps to reduce wrinkles, lighten skin, improves blood circulation.
  • Helps you sleep: Inhale Lavender essential oil before bed by taking three big deep breaths and exhale with a smile right before bed to help you sleep OR Diffuse the lavender oil by your bedside throughout the night.
  • Alleviate Bug Bites: Mix with a little bit of baking soda and apply to the bug bite for some quick relief.
  • Have a Fungal Infection? Lavender has antibacterial and antifungal properties that can help clear up yeast infections, athlete's foot, ringworm.
Lavender Essential Oil

 

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