If you love using essential oils, then you’ll love this.
One of the most versatile of all essential oils—the lavandula angustifolia or commonly known as the lavender. It’s renowned for its soothing effects on the body, therapeutic-grade lavender is highly-recommended for the skin since you can use it to cleanse cuts, bruises and skin irritations. And honestly, its fragrance can calm, relax and balance you physically and emotionally. Neat, right? Carrying a bottle of this lavender oil you can have your own all-in-one personal first aid kit, perfume and a great pick-me-up.
Here are 13 ways you can incorporate lavender in to your daily life:
Dry or chapped skin
Rub lavender oil on dry or chapped skin.
Chapped or sunburned lips
Rub a drop of lavender oil on chapped or sunburned lips.
Rub a drop of lavender oil between your palms and inhale deeply to help alleviate the symptoms of hay fever.
Rub several drops of lavender oil into the scalp to help eliminate dandruff.
Put a drop of lavender oil on a cold sore.
Rub 2-3 drops of lavender oil in your cupped palms and use the inhalation method to draw the scent all the way into your amygdala gland (the emotional warehouse) in your brain to calm the mind.
Rub a drop of Lavender oil on your palms and smooth on your pillow to help you sleep.
Put a drop of Lavender oil on a bee sting or insect bite to stop itching and reduce swelling.
Put 2-3 drops Lavender oil on a minor burn to decrease pain.
Drop Lavender oil on cut to stop bleeding, clean wound, and kill bacteria.
Eczema / Dermatitis
Mix several drops of Lavender oil with a nut or vegetable mixing oil and use topically on eczema and dermatitis.
Nausea or motion sickness
Place a drop of Lavender oil on end of tongue, behind the ears or around the navel.
Put a drop of lavender oil on a tissue and wrap it around a small chip of ice. Push the tissue covered ice chip up under the middle of the top lip to the base of the nose and hold as long as comfortable or until the bleeding stops.