Benefits of Lavender Essential Oil

Benefits of Lavender Essential Oil

Lavender has been used and cherished for centuries for its unmistakable aroma and myriad of benefits. In ancient times, the Egyptians and Romans used Lavender for bathing, relaxation, cooking, and as a perfume; it is widely used for its calming and relaxing qualities which continue to be Lavender’s most notable qualities. Lavender is frequently used to reduce the appearance of skin imperfections.  Due to Lavender’s versatile properties, it is considered the must-have oil to have on hand at all times.

Lavender Essential Oils Primary Benefits:

  • Soothes occasional skin irritations 
  • Lavender reduces anxious feeling and promotes peaceful sleep* 
  • Helps ease feelings of tension.*

Top Uses for Lavender Essential Oil: 

  1. Diffuse alone or combine with citrus oils to promote calm feelings.
  2. Add a few drops of Lavender to pillows, bedding, or bottoms of feet at bedtime.
  3. Reduces appearance of skin imperfections.
  4. Keep a bottle of Lavender on hand to soothe occasional skin irritations.
  5. Freshen your linen closet, mattress, car, or the air by combining Lavender with water in a spray bottle
  6. Add a few drops to dryer balls.
  7. Add to bath water to soak away stress or apply to the temples and the back of the neck.
  8. Use in cooking to soften citrus flavors and add a flavorful twist to marinades, baked goods, and desserts

How to Use Lavender Safely:

  • Never put in the eyes, ears or nose.
  • When applying topically dilute with a carrier oil such as coconut or fractionated coconut oil.

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The key to essential oils is Quality. Not all essential oils are created equally. In fact, most of them are not beneficial to you and are often synthetic. When buying essential oils make sure they are absolutely pure. If you want to order the brand I trust and personally use, email to learn how to get started with them in your home. 

Top Uses For Lavender Essential Oil

Christy (aka Sunshine Mama) is the wife to 1 (amazing husband), mother of 3 (wonderful children), lover of health, wellness, the beach, and sunshine. She is passionate about living an inspired life and loves to inspire others to live life at their fullest. You can find her online educating others on how to live a more natural lifestyle, especially on how to use essential oils…or hanging out at the beach.

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