Top 5 Lavender Oil Benefits

 

Top 5 Lavender Oil Benefits

top 5 lavender oil benefits

Lavender oil is one of those essential oils with dozens of uses. Most essential oils have multiple uses, but lavender oil has one of the broadest ranges of benefits imaginable! We’ve compiled a list of the top 5 lavender oil benefits, so you can see why this essential oil is a must have in your home.

  1. Relaxation – Lavender oil has calming and relaxation effects both on the body and the mind. It has been shown to reduce stress as well as relax muscles. It can be used topically or in a diffuser to relieve stress, anxiety, muscle tension, insomnia, and a number of other conditions. If you’re feeling stressed out, smelling this fantastic oil can ease your mind and allow you to focus on the task at hand.
  2. DisinfectantLavender essential oil is effective on small cuts, bruises, burns, or even acne. Disinfecting these types of minor injuries can prevent a small problem from becoming a bigger, infected, severe problem. Lavender oil is anti-inflammatory, which helps to keep out bacteria and other microbial organisms. Apply topically using a carrier oil such as coconut oil directly onto small wounds, bruises, acne, or burns. Using a carrier oil works very well on all skin types, including extra sensitive skin.
  3. Insect Bites – With the disinfectant and anti-inflammatory benefits of lavender oil, it works fantastically on bug bites. Simply mix a couple drops in some water or in a carrier oil, then apply to the affected area of skin. Your skin will have relief from itching, and swelling will go down.
  4. Smells Great – Not only will lavender oil help with skin, hair, emotions and muscles, but it smells fantastic! It can be used alone as a perfume or in a glass roller bottle with a carrier oil and other essential oils to make a DIY all natural perfume.
  5. Soothes Eczema – Lavender oil is super hydrating, and also packed with antioxidants and vitamins. It calms the skin of those suffering from eczema, and can be used long term without any ill effects. It’s a fantastic all-natural alternative to medicated and over the counter creams!

If you’ve enjoyed learning about the Top 5 Lavender Oil Benefits, let us know! We’d love to hear your thoughts and additional benefits you’ve experienced from using our Lavender Oil.

 
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