Often described as nature’s medicine cabinet, Lavender is probably one of the most versatile essential oils. Gentle enough to use on children and with multiple uses in it repertoire, be sure you have a bottle of Lavender in your collection.
In ancient Rome and Egypt, Lavender was utilized in bathing, cooking, mummification, and relaxation as well as a perfume. Lavender is valued today because it calms and soothes the body and mind and has other significant qualities.
Lavender has a clean, refreshing aroma that provides a sense of calmness and removes anxiety. It is a must for your first aid kit because of its healing benefits and ability to minimize scarring. It is often utilized for calming skin irritations as well as accelerating skin recovery.
Lavender is also great for:
- Relaxing and calming qualities
- Reduces the appearance of wrinkles and acne
- Aids rapid skin healing from scrapes, burns and sunburn
- Promotes restful sleep by adding to the bottom of your feet or bedding
- Lessens muscle stress
To lessen muscle tension, apply Lavender to the temples and the nape. A restful night is possible if you inhale relaxation-promoting Lavender.
Steam Inhalation: Add 2-3 drops to a cup of steaming water and inhale.
Diffusion: Diffuse 3-5 drops or more in your diffuser.
Topical: Apply 1-2 drops to the desired area using a carrier. See the dilution table below:
DIY Spray: In a spray bottle filled with 16oz of water, add 15-20 drops of Lavender to create a room or clothes freshener.
Bath: Add 6 to 10 drops of Lavender to your bath water for a relaxing bath.
Not all essential oils are appropriate at all times. Be sure to reference our guidelines below:
You must not rely on the information on this website as an alternative to medical advice from your doctor. These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent disease.