LAVENDER – This Week’s Essential Oil…

The Benefits of Lavender

The Most Versatile of all Essential Oils

1)  Fragrance is calming, relaxing and balancing – both physically and emotionally
  • Rub 2 – 3 drops of lavender oil in your cupped palms then inhale the scent to calm the mind
  • Rub on your feet, temples, wrists
  • Use in a diffuser
2)  Cleanse cuts, bruises and skin irritations
  • To stop bleeding, clean wounds and kill bacteria
3)  Sleep aid
  • Rub a drop of lavender oil on your palms and smooth on your pillow
  • Use in a diffuser
4) Insect bite / Bee sting
  • To stop itching and reduce swelling
5) Minor burns
  • To decrease pain, redness and swelling
6) Eczema / Dermatitis
  • Mix several drops of lavender oil with  coconut oil and use topically on eczema and dermatitis.

7) Nausea or motion sickness

  • Place a drop of lavender oil on end of tongue, around the navel or behind the ears.
8) Dry or chapped skin and chapped or sunburned lips
9) Dandruff
  • Rub a few drops of lavender oil into to scalp.
10) Enhance flavors
  • Add to water or tea, desserts or salad dressings.
11) Eases muscle tension
  • Massage on back or bottom of feet
  • Eases muscle tension in the head and neck

As you can see, Lavender has MANY Health Benefits!

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