According to aromatherapists, if you can afford an essential oil, lavender is the best choice. Lavender aids physical and mental health. When properly diluted, lavender oil is one of the most common essential oils used. Why is lavender oil the most important oil? Lavender oil, scientific name Lavandula angustifolia, is an essential oil extracted from lavender. Fun fact: The stems of mints are slightly square.
It is known for its lavender scent and beautiful blue-green flowers. Although lavender is now grown all over the world, lavender was first grown as a flower in the Mediterranean 2500 years ago. Lavender essential oil has a nice scent Many people love the scent of lavender. People describe the aroma of lavender as floral, fresh, sweet, herbaceous and sometimes slightly fruity. Inhaling lavender can induce a sense of well-being and relax the mind and body.
Lavender Essential Oil Is Versatile
Lavender itself is often referred to as a complete medicine. It has many (many) different uses and can be combined with other essential oils as needed.Cosmetics: When diluted with a carrier oil, lavender oil calms the skin, heals insect bites, helps balance aging skin and can be used to treat minor ailments. The mixture can be used once or twice a day as a lotion or moisturizer. For healthy hair, you can mix a few drops of lavender and castor oil and massage your scalp as a daily routine and/or add two to three drops to any shampoo or conditioner.
• Air: If you want to relieve anxiety symptoms, relieve pain, or help you relax or sleep, you may want to diffuse lavender oil. To do this, you need a small machine called a diffuser that disperses tiny particles into the air for inhalation. Add water and a few drops of lavender essential oil and spread throughout the room.
Add to the bath: When you want to relax, add a few drops of lavender oil to your bath (adding brine is also great)Spray on the pillow: Add a few drops when you want to sleep. Home use: Add a few drops of lavender oil to a cloth to remove dust from the house. You can add a few drops to a reusable dryer to freshen clothes, or mix lavender oil and water in a clean air freshener bottle (make sure to shake it before use).
Lavender essential oil has many uses
Many uses of lavender essential oil have been researched. Sleep Aid: Add a few drops of lavender oil and a 50/50 mixture of grape seed and water to an amber aromatherapy spray bottle. Shake well before use, spray on pillow for better sleep or use as neck massage oil. RELAXING SUPPORT: Add a few drops of lavender to your bath or mix it with avocado oil and use it as a massage oil when you need to calm your mind.
Headache Relief: Massage some diluted lavender oil on the neck and/or temples, above the lips, or spread over the room for headaches.Healing Aid: Dilute a few drops of lavender oil with a carrier oil and apply directly to minor wounds for quick healing.
Insect repellent: Use diluted lavender oil as an insect repellent. (Lighting a lavender oil-scented candle also helps repel mosquitoes.) Insects: To reduce mosquitoes, mix a few drops of lavender oil and tea tree oil with a teaspoon of baking soda and water.
Hair Care: Make a lotion by mixing a few drops of lavender oil, 3 drops of rosemary oil, a few drops of thyme oil, and a few drops of cedarwood oil into a mixture of castor oil and grapeseed oil.
Health Care: Make lavender oil when you have a runny or stuffy nose, or rub lavender oil, eucalyptus and grapeseed oil on your chest, it can help you breathe easier when you have a runny nose. Beauty: Add a few drops of lavender to your moisturizer or base oil (like tamanu oil or coconut oil) and apply to the skin.Dermatitis: Use a combination of lavender oil and grapeseed oil to reduce dermatitis.
Lavender essential oil is easy to use
Many aromatherapy practitioners will tell you that if you can only afford one essential oil, go for lavender essential oil because it has so many benefits. You can use lavender to support almost any physical and emotional state. Lavender oil is lightweight and, when properly diluted, is one of the most effective essential oils you can use.