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Top 5 Great Lavender Essential Oil Uses and Benefits

Top 5 Great Lavender Essential Oil Uses and Benefits

Lavender essential oil (Lavandula angustifolia) is a natural herbal oil widely regarded for its versatility. With its broad and exceptional variety of uses, lavender essential oil has been shown to help with stress relief, skin irritations, and a host of other issues. A few drops of lavender essential oil can go a long way!

Benefits of Lavender Essential Oil

Here are some excellent benefits of lavender essential oil:

Relaxation

If you’ve had a rough day at work or your schedule with the kids has been chaotic, a few drops of Lavender essential oil can instantly calm you. Studies demonstrate exactly how this works. Apply lavender essential oil with a carrier oil like fractionated coconut oil, sweet almond oil or grapeseed to experience its soothing effects.

How to Apply:

Combine 2 or 3 drops of lavender essential oil with half a teaspoon of any carrier oil. Alternatively, you can use 3-7 drops in a diffuser and slowly breathe in the scent. Soothe your body, mind, and spirit by gently rubbing the mixture on your temples, wrists, and soles of your feet.

Sleep Aid

According to research, 60 million Americans suffer from insomnia. Lavender essential oil can help combat the stress that can negatively affect your sleep pattern.

How to Apply:

You can gently inhale lavender essential oil before bed. You can also make a “dream pillow” by putting a drop or two on your pillow. According to historic experiments by Marquis d'Hervey de Saint-Denys, aromas can have powerful positive effects on your dreams

Motion Sickness and Nausea

Traveling isn’t fun if you get queasy. If you’re one of the many people who suffer from motion sickness, Lavender essential oil should be part of your travel arsenal.

How to Apply:

Mix 1 drop of lavender essential oil and half a teaspoon of a carrier oil together, then rub the mixture behind your ears. 

Insect Bites

We all love the outdoors, but nothing is peskier than bug bites. Lavender essential oil is a natural reducer of itchiness brought on by those annoying bugs.

How to Apply:

Mix 1 drop of lavender essential oil with half a teaspoon of a carrier oil. Use a cotton ball or swab and apply the blend directly to the bug bite. Swelling and irritation should quickly dissipate.

Sunburns

Who doesn’t love to bask in the sunshine? We should all try to remember our sunscreen, but if you happen to forget, lavender essential oil can calm an angry sunburn.

How to Apply:

Run a bath of cool to lukewarm water and add 8 drops of lavender essential oil, 1 teaspoon of jojoba essential oil and 4 drops of peppermint oil. Soak in the tub for 10 minutes and say “Ahhhh.”

Where to Buy 100% Pure & Natural Lavender Essential Oil?

You can buy 100% pure lavender essential oil, here. Guru Nanda guarantees that every drop of our Lavender Essential Oil is 100% pure and natural. If you are not 100% Satisfied, we will refund your purchase - No Questions Asked!