Uses for Lavender Essential oil
The uses for lavender essential oil are many. I took a course in aromatherapy and totally fell in love with this oil. It smells great and the benefits of lavender oil is wonderful. It's been called a universal oil because it balances the body and is known to work wherever there is a need. If in doubt use lavender! It's like having a medicine chest in a bottle.
Here is a list of some things that lavender is good for.
For the skin lavender helps abscesses, acne, allergies, athlete's feet and fungal infections, boils, bruises, burns, cold sores, cuts, dermatitis, eczema, hives, inflammations, insect bites and stings, lice, ticks, psoriasis, rashes, ringworm, scabies, scars, shingles, stretch-marks, sunburns and wounds.
Circulation, muscles and joints aches and pains, helps reduce cellulite, heart palpitations, high blood pressure, Lumbago, reduces swelling and pain, relaxes tight muscles, joint pain, rheumatism, and sprains.
Respiratory Asthma (when associated with emotional trauma), bronchitis, coughs, colds, congestion, flu, laryngitis, throat infections, whooping cough, and sinus infections.
Digestion colic, improves digestion, nausea, gas, and is soothing to the intestines.
Nervous system balances the emotions, it's calming and uplifting. It just makes you feel better. It also helps with convulsion and epilepsy, delusions, depression, insomnia, headaches and migraines, nervous tension, trembling, panic, relaxing, stress, shock, and vertigo. It even helps with pms.
Some other uses are scanty or painful periods, and it even is said to help with breaking bad habits.
Lavender can be used neat or straight from the bottle. Most essential oils aren't safe to use this way. But as with other essential oils you can also use it with carrier oils. Always know the safety of essential oils you use. Essential oils have different dilutions.
I hope you find some of these uses for lavender essential oil helpful. Good luck and Be well! :)