Benefits of Lavender on the nervous system: Lavender essential oil induces sleep which has made it a common recommendation for an alternative treatment of insomnia. There are many varieties of lavender and we use the Spanish Lavender for the room filling fragrance. Frequent studies on elderly patients have shown an increase in their sleep regularity when their normal sleep medication is replaced with some lavender essential oil being placed on their pillows. It has such a relaxing impact on people that it can often replace modern medicine for sleep issues.
Benefits of Lavender on the skin: Lavender essential oil is antiseptic benefiting oily and acneic skin, it inhibits bacteria growth. It also helps in normalizing oil production. Lavender oil’s natural soothing properties and ability to reduce inflammation allow it to treat skin redness and conditions such as burns, eczema and psoriasis. Aggravated skin caused by stress can be calmed by lavender, from its stress-relieving properties.
Benefits of Lavender on the hair: Lavender oil is one of these oils that can promote hair growth and treat various hair problems like hair loss, alopecia, dandruff etc. It can be diluted with a carrier oil to promote healthy hair and scalp. Regular massage with this oil helps in controlling hair loss and improving hair growth by increasing blood circulation.
Lavender is an Essential oil that can add to your bath, used in a steam shower a diffuser or added to your favorite carrier oil.