Lavender was used by the ancient Romans to scent their bath. The name was derived from the latin word “lavare” which means “to wash”. It is one of the most common essential oils and should be in every household. It is ideal for relaxing the body and the mind and helps you to have a calm sleep. It is also very famous for its anaplastic properties and is widely used for burns, insect bites and skin irritations.
Beauty: One of the most useful essential oils, it should not be missing from any home. Ideal for all skin types. Contributes to the regeneration of cells which is why it is widely used for burns and skin bites.
Body: It is beneficial for peptic disorders, respiratory problems, muscle strains and headaches. It’s a very effective insect repellant and provides detox, cellulite and water retention.
Mind and spirit: Bring equilibrium to the mind and body and grants serenity. Helps combat stress and insomnia. Relieves emotional tension and mental strain.
Use: Headaches and migraines: Apply compresses with 4 drops of lavender essential oil in a bowl. Anxiety, stress and insomnia: Add 5 drops of lavender essential oil to the air diffuser. For relaxation after a stressful day: Add 6 drops of lavender essential oil into a bath. For relief from burns, bruises, insect bites and skin irritations: Apply 1-2 undiluted drops of lavender essential oil to the problem area. After sun treatment: Add 35 drops of lavender essential oil to 50 ml of calendula oil. Migraines and intense headaches: Rub 1-2 drops of lavender essential oil onto the neck, temples and forehead. For anxiety before exams or intense stress: Inhale directly from the bottle.