Lavender is one of the most diverse essential oils that you can use. It is a balancing oil, an analgesic, and an antiseptic.
Sleep/Insomnia – Diffuse lavender oil or apply a drop or two to a pillow in order to sleep more soundly and overcome insomnia.
Stress and anxiety – Lavender oil is a calming and relaxing oil and has been shown to relieve stress and anxiety after a long day’s work. Cupping a few drops in your hand deeply inhale the oil. You may also diffuse the oil or put it in a bath for similar effects.
Depression – In much the same way that this oil relaxes and calms it also decreases those properties of depression. As a balancing oil it also balances the mind, body and spirit in order that you can think clearly and lift emotions.
Skin irritations –The uses of lavender to the skin have been widely touted. In many cases direct application of the oil has assisted with chapped skin, eczema, or other dermatitis. For more severe rashes, mix the oil with a light vegetable or nut oil.
Diaper rash – Just as this oil is effective with skin irritations for adults, it also can soothe and calm the fire of a diaper rash. Besides, the relaxing properties of this diverse oil assist in calming the baby who suffers from diaper rash or other miner irritations.
Nosebleeds – Lavender oil assists in stopping the bleeding. Use on a tissue that covers ice and place at base of nose under top lip as long as is comfortable or until bleeding stops.
Burns – Highly effective in the healing and pain relief of minor burns. Apply a few drops directly to affected areas.
Cuts and wounds – As an antiseptic, direct application can clean the cut, assist in stopping the bleeding and kill bacteria.
Colds – This oil can be beneficial to respiratory problems. It can be diffused or inhaled with a cupped hand. This can also be preventive in nature.
If you are new to essential oils lavender oil is a great oil to use that provide immediate benefits. You can even use our Spark Naturals coupon code “TRYSPARK10” for a 10% discount.