If you only use one essential oil, Lavender (40/42) Essential Oil is it.
Understanding the Benefits
Lavender essential oil can be used by adding a few drops to the bath, mixing it into lotion or massage products, or applying it directly to the scalp or massaging in a carrier into the joints. It can also mix well with many other oils, from pine and sage to cedar-wood and nutmeg.
Carrying a bottle of lavender around with you is like having your own personal first aid kit, perfume and pick-me-up.
Here are 10 ways you can incorporate lavender in to your daily life:
Dab a few drops onto a Wool Dryer Ball and toss into the dryer for a fresh crisp smell on your linens or clothes.
Rub 2-3 drops of lavender oil in your cupped palms, then inhale into your amygdala gland in your brain to calm the mind. You can also rub on the feet, temples, wrists to help reduce stress and anxiety. Great for use in crowded areas like planes or subways to carve out your own personal oasis.
3. Sleep aid
Rub a drop of Lavender oil on your palms and smooth on your pillow to help you with your sleep oasis®.
4. Insect bites
Put a drop of Lavender oil on a the insect bite to help stop itching and reduce swelling.
-Even with all the benefits many insects don’t find Lavender Essential Oil appealing. This is why today many of the all natural as well as conventional insect repellents on the market contain Lavender as one of the ingredients.
5. Minor burn
Put 2-3 drops Lavender oil on a minor burn to decrease pain.Helps reduce the redness and pain from swelling. Lavender works wonders!
6. Eczema / Dermatitis
Mix several drops of Lavender oil with a nut or vegetable mixing oil (coconut, sesame, etc) and use topically on eczema and dermatitis.
7. Nausea or motion sickness
To help with the symptoms of motion sickness, place a drop of Lavender oil on end of tongue, behind the ears or around the navel.
8. Chapped or sunburned lips
Rub a drop of lavender oil on chapped or sunburned lips.
9. Hay fever.
Rub a drop of lavender oil between your palms and inhale deeply to help the symptoms of hay fever.
Rub several drops of lavender oil into the scalp inflammation and dryness.
Caution: It should not be used directly in pregnant women or women who are currently breastfeeding.
Disclaimer: The information provided is general and should not be taken as medical advice. Neither Island Slumber or associated business entities guarantee the accuracy of the information. Please consult your doctor, especially if being used during pregnancy, before using this product. You are also encouraged to test the product to ensure that it meets your needs, before using for mass production.