So many benefits, and it smells so good!
Fun Fact: A French scientist, Rene Gattefosse, was the first to discover lavender’s ability to promote tissue regeneration and speed wound healing when he severely burned his arm in a laboratory accident!
Lavender oil is steam distilled from the flowers of the lavender plant. There are many medical properties to lavender oil, along with several health uses and aromatherapy influences.
Lavender oil has antiseptic, antifungal, analgesic, antitumoral, anticonvulsant, vasodilating, relaxant, and anti-inflammatory properties. It also reduces blood fat/cholesterol, and is used to treat many health conditions:
- Respiratory infections
- High blood pressure
- Menstrual problems/PMS
- Skin conditions (perinial repair, acne, aczema, psoriasis, scarring stretch marks…)
- Hair loss
- Nervous tension (aromatherapy – calms, relaxes, and balances energy)
Studies show that diffusing Lavender, Jasmine, or Lemon essential oils improve mental accuracy and concentration. During test taking, these aromas increased scores by 50%.
*Essential oils should be diluted properly before use.
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*Oils found at chain stores, such as WholeFoods Market, HyVee, etc. are only aromatherapy grade, and should not be used internally.