Lavender essential oil (Lavandula angustifolia) has a fresh, herbaceous, sweet, floral, aroma that is refreshing and soothing.
Because Lavender is the most used and versatile of all essential oils, no one should be without it. Lavender oil is an adaptogen, and can assist the body when adapting to imbalances or stress. Lavender is a wonderful aid for winding down and relaxing before bedtime. Lavender also has balancing properties that can also boost energy and stamina. Lavender therapeutic-grade oil is highly regarded for skin and can be used to cleanse common cuts, soothe skin irritations and bruises.
The French scientist René Gattefossé discovered the healing properties of Lavender oil when he was severely burned in a laboratory explosion and dipped his hand in lavender oil.
The health benefits of lavender essential oil include its ability to aid in respiratory problems, enhance blood circulation, eliminate nervous tension, relieve pain, disinfect the scalp and skin. The Latin name of lavender is Lavare, which means “to wash” or to “bathe”, due to lavender’s aroma, which has a particularly clean aroma.
Lavender essential oil is an insect repellent, and has anti-inflammatory qualities that will reduce pain and the irritation associated with insect bites.
Lavender essential oil is used to induce natural sleep as an alternative treatment of insomnia. Studies show some older patients exhibit an increase in their sleep regularity when their sleep medication is replaced with lavender essential oil dropped on their pillows. Lavender essential oil has a relaxing effect on people that it can cause the lack of need for sleep medicine.
Regular use of lavender essential oil is a support to your immune system allowing you to naturally build a resistance to a number of diseases.
It is well documented that lavender essential oil has antibacterial and antiviral qualities. Lavender oil also has antiseptic and antifungal properties on the skin. Lavender oil is commonly used to aid the healing process of burns, cuts, wounds, and sunburns.
Aromatherapists and dermatologists claim lavender essential oil is one of the most used, most beneficial oils of all the essential oils available to us. Lavender oil soap is luxury in a bar made with laverder oil, 75 colloidal mineral and colloidal silver to give that fresh, clean soothing feeling of being pampered!