Lavender oil presents one of the most commonly used essential oils in aromatherapy. Its fragrance is beautiful, it has healing properties, and it is easily blended with other essential oils to provide for maximum effect.In its pure state, lavender oils should not be used solely unless it is blended with a carrier oil.
There are many uses of lavender oil.
As a home remedy, its anti-inflammatory properties make it an ingredient to use in case of insect bites. Whether it is a mosquito bite or bee sting, applying lavender oil on the skin stops the inflammation and skin irritation, and reduces the chances of further swelling and redness.
The same soothing property of lavender essential oil comes in handy when we are trying to deal with sunburn. The skin is very irritated then, and you have to be careful about what you are using to calm it down.
You can’t go wrong when using lavender. It is easily absorbed by the skin, and soothes the deeper layers of it. Lavender can be also used in cases when you burn your skin, as long as the wound is not open, there should be no problem. It heals the burns effectively.
If you decide to try a do-it-yourself home waxing, you should know that it is not that easy to remove the sticky mess off your skin. With lavender, that it easily done.
After a long, tiring day, a soothing bath is the best you can give your sore muscles. Adding lavender to a soothing bath makes an enormous difference. It will soothe your skin and mind, relax you, and invigorate your skin.
Add it to a foot scrub and your feet will thank you!
Lavender massage oil relaxes the muscles and tissues, and is also known to alleviate headaches, stress, and depression.
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