Lavender-Healing,Calming,Fragrant and Rejuvenates
Lavender relaxes and soothes me, its sensual scent is restful and sedate.
We love lavender; beautiful and fragrant, a sweet, floral scent.Lavender essential oil has also been traditionally used in making natural perfumes. The oil is very useful in aromatherapy and many aromatic preparations are made using lavender oil. This essential oil is also one of the most beneficial and versatile herbs for therapeutic and cosmetic purposes. Here are some good reasons to surround yourself with all things lavender
The most renowned benefits of lavender come from Aromatherapy. Inhaling the essence balance the emotions, it’s calming and uplifting. It is known to create relaxation and provides stress relief. It helps in treating migraines, headaches, anxiety, depression, nervous tension, and emotional stress. The refreshing aroma removes nervous exhaustion, restlessness and increases mental activity. It even helps with pre-menstrual tension. Rub a drop or two on the temples for tension migraine relief. It has also been shown as successful in relieving insomnia, as well as providing a more peaceful sleep!
A medicine chest in a bottle.
Every home should have a bottle of lavender; it is like having a medicine chest in a bottle. With the use of lavender essential oil, always purchase the highest quality, therapeutic or certified organic essential oil. All essential oils are highly concentrated, but very few are suitable for undiluted (neat) use on the skin. Dilute essential oils in carrier oils put a few drops in a cup of Epsom salts and dissolve in a bathtub of water or use drops in a diffuser. Essential oils should be taken with care, Please consult your health care professional with any questions or concerns. Lavender oil is perfectly safe to use if you are pregnant, but use it in a carrier oil.
Lavender oil is helpful in clearing respiratory disorders including coughing, throat infections, asthma, sinus congestion, bronchitis, and laryngitis. For respiratory support combined with eucalyptus or rosemary essential oils. Lavender oil can be used as inhalation or applied on the skin of the neck, chest, and back. Not only does it calms your mind, but it can also calm the digestive system, it can work wonders on “ butterfly nerves” and cramps.Lavender essential oil is also an excellent remedy for various types of pains including those caused by sore muscles, tense muscles, muscular aches, rheumatism, sprains, backache, and lumbago. A regular massage with lavender oil provides relief from pain in the joints. It is also effective against insect bites. You will find many mosquito repellents contain lavender oil as one of the ingredients. Because of its calming properties, it can also help to lower blood pressure.
For long, strong, beautiful hair.
Lavender is found is many hair care products and for a good reason – it is known to balance scalp oils and aid in hair growth. Massage a couple drops of oil into the ends of your hair, add a couple drops to your shampoo or conditioner, add a couple drops to your hairbrush, or mix with a carrier oil and use it as a treatment.
Lavender essential oil can be very effective on lice and lice eggs or nits. It has stimulating and moisturizing effects which help with hair shine and a dry scalp.
Rejuvenates the skin.
Lavender offers a lot of benefits for the skin. Rich in Linalool, with antimicrobial, antiseptic properties. Its balancing action helps clear acne, calm psoriasis, and aids in the treatment of some skin diseases. It is also used in the healing of wounds, cuts, burns, and sunburn. Lavender oil is added to chamomile to treat eczema.
Lavender is great for battling and help reduce the appearance of wrinkles and other signs of aging, such as dry skin and sunspots. Lavender can help keep your skin looking young, firm, and smooth.
Studies have shown that it can also be effective in preventing allergic reactions to the skin, so it is a wonderful ingredient to use if you have sensitive skin. It improves circulation, tones the skin, prevents stretch marks and dispels fluid retention, thus helping with the appearance of cellulite.
Try adding Lavender into your beauty routine.
You will find that this herbal ingredient is listed in most of our organic beauty products. It is certainly a magical ingredient. Our Ananada body butters and Aeos products feature Lavender as one of their essentail oil ingredients
Below is a couple of our favourites.
Annmarie Skin Care Ayurvedic Facial Scrub – Enjoy a natural spa treatment at home, made with clay from the dead sea, with lavender and silica. This scrub has lavender and rosemary to help tone, firm and refresh the look of your skin. This beautiful treatment will leave your skin smooth, soft and glowing.
Metta skincare – Wow! if you love lavender this product range is the perfect pampering nighttime routine. There are six products in the range, and they are completely water free, no preservatives, no synthetics or fillers in these! Each of the Metta skincare range is handcrafted in small batches in order to ensure optimum freshness and potency. They use a signature lavender scent, now this lavender oil from Provence is the most beautiful, vibrant lavender we have ever smelt, not old fashioned but simply divine. These are packaged in beautiful dark recyclable glass jars and bottles, and their labels on the glass jars are printed on 100% tree-free stone-paper. These great formulations are versatile and multipurpose. Slather these on your body, revive those tired hands and enjoy the calming aroma that will put you into a blissful night slumber.
Lavender, caress my soul, mind, and body. With the feeling of being safe and loved with peaceful dreams from the angels high above.
We hope you have enjoyed our piece on Lavender. If you would like to learn more about how you can have a beautiful night sleep, read our blog article on A restful night sleep.