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The Healing Benefits of Lavender Essential Oil

If you’re trying to use more natural remedies in your life, Lavender Essential Oil has some wonderful health benefits

Lavender has been shown to aid in these areas:

  • Relaxation Stress Relief and Anxiety— Lavender has been shown to lower heart rate.
  • Insomnia — Lavender oil helps induce sleep
  • Skin Care — Helps with acnes and rashes, dermatitis and eczema, soothes cuts scrapes and burns, also soothes sunburn
  • Hair Care — Treats Lice and Alopecia
  • Digestion — Helps with nausea, colic and gas
  • Respiratory –Helps with colds, coughs and bronchitis
  • Pain Relief — Relieves pain in muscles and soothes headaches and migranes
  • Circulatory System — Aids with blood circulation and lowers blood pressure
  • Antiseptic — Antibacterial and Antiviral — Use to clean sores and wounds

So you know the health benefits, but how would you actually use lavender essential oil?

  • Massage lavender drops on your temples to soothe headaches or migraines
  • Apply a few drops directly to cuts, scrapes, and burns to disinfect, soothe, and facilitate healing.
  • Mix a few drops of lavender essential oil with a carrier oil to massage into your skin.
  • Place a few drops on your pillow to aid in restful sleep- don’t worry, pure lavender essential oil won’t stain!
  • Add 3-4 drops pure lavender essential oil to 4 ounces of cold water in a spray bottle and spray on sunburned skin
  • Add a few drops to a clean cotton cloth or handkerchief. Inhale cloth to help calm nerves and combat anxiety
  • Add 5-10 drops of pure lavender essential oil into a warm or hot bath to soothe sore muscles and relieve tension
  • Add 20 drops (you can add up to 50 drops) of essential lavender oil to a half liter of water. Add to washing machine to disinfect and lightly scent laundry.
  • Some dermatologists recommend a lavender essential oil & water spritzer to help with Rosacea

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