Lavender Essential Oil
Lavender continues to be valued for its unique fragrance and cherished therapeutic qualities such as calming and healing. Lavender is one of the most basic essential oils and is generally considered the “go to oil” as it has so many uses. Lavender is the most popular “aroma” in health spas because of its powerful calming properties. The word lavender means to be clean.
Lavender offers an extensive array of activity in the human body. There’s been substantial research done on Lavender, which proves its miraculous therapeutic powers. Topical application to minor cuts, and bruises almost always produces successful results. At the same time the aroma is very soothing. There is great benefit for children and adults to smell the aroma of lavender when apply for the calming properties. By using a diffuser this same soothing aroma can help with stress or other mental strain with adults and children.
Possible Oil Uses: Lavender essential oil can help bring balance to the body. When in doubt with which essential oil to use…use lavender.
- Topically – Can be applied directly to the skin or areas of concern.
- Internally – Lavender has been classified as GRAS by the FDA and can be consumed. It can also be taken with food/drink or in a gel capsule.
- Aromatically – Can be diffused to promote health and a sense of well-being.