Lavender has been used for thousands of years, even as far back as the ancient Egyptians. Romans used it for cooking with, bathing and as a perfume.
Nowadays Lavender oil is still loved by so many because it has so many benefits for your body:
- Reduces anxiety and stress
- Relieves headaches
- Improves eczema
- Gives your body plenty of antioxidants
- Slows down the signs of ageing
- Reduces acne
- Gives skin a healthy complexion
- Heals burns and wounds
- Improves quality of sleep
Traditionally Lavender is used for treating migraines, stress, anxiety and insomnia. It is a great natural remedy and has even shown to reduce the symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease.
It is common knowledge that the properties of Lavender speeds up the healing of cuts burns and wounds. If you apply this as a dressing you will notice a huge difference. History has shown Lavender being used to also prevent infections and fungal disorders.
Good For Your Skin
Lavender has essential benefits on your skin due to the antioxidant and antimicrobial properties. If you want to reduce the signs of ageing then this oil is perfect for you. Just rub a little oil into your skin each morning and before you go to sleep (after you have had a shower). If you just want to keep your skin looking healthy then I would definitely recommend this essential oil.
Improving Your Sleep
Studies have shown Lavender oil improves your quality of sleep The best thing to do, if you are struggling with getting enough sleep or you get a lot of headaches is to use a diffuser. They create a wonderful aroma, allowing the Lavender to disperse into the atmosphere around you. You will get the full benefit of the Lavender whilst enjoying lovely smells and a calming environment.
Let us know in the comments if you have tried this oil. Have you found it worked wonders for you? We would Love to know!