Lavender is the oil of companionship, it's versatile and can be used for almost any ailment! Our lavender oil is steam distilled from fresh petals. Read more about the many uses of this sedative oil for mind and body.
APPETITE + DIGESTION
Lavender is a soothing scent that calms both the central nervous system and the stomach. This oil aids in digestion by stimulating the mobility of food as it passes down the system. Inhaling lavender essential oil also increases the production of bile in the stomach which is useful for relieving abdominal cramps, constipation, indigestion, diarrhea and excess gas. To experience these benefits: diffuse the oil or mix a few drops of lavender with a carrier oil and massage onto your stomach. Rub your stomach clockwise to speed up digestion and counter clockwise to slow it down.
Lavender essential oil is a natural sedative that has a calming and nurturing scent. This oil affects the nervous system and sends positive signals to your olfactory system, telling your mind to relax and settle. This wonderous oil boosts energy and helps lessen feelings of lethargy, sadness, and anxious thoughts.
PAIN + IMMUNE
Lavender carries it's soothing theme through the entire body and it's the perfect remedy for headaches and migranes. Just dilute a few drops into a base oil and rub into temples, applying pressure with your fingertips. This oil is an anticonvulsant and calms the head while it's pleasant scent relaxes you. It's a gentle oil but effective at fighting the fever, cough and muscle aches that are an onset of the flu.
This oil is used to provide relief from respiratory disorders such as asthma, cough, bronchitis, and sinus congestion. Diffusing this oil and breathing in the aroma will work to lessen the symptoms of this while it loosens phlegm in the chest.
SKIN + HAIR
Lavender is anti-microbial and kills bacteria while speeding up the healing process for wounds, cuts and bruises. This makes it a crucial tool in any skincare regime. It's safe for all skin types and the ONLY essential oil that can be applied neat to the skin. This makes it the best acne spot treatment, even better than Tea Tree oil which needs to be diluted in base oil before applying to the skin.
This is because Lavender gets rid of bacteria while also regulating sebum which causes acne. Applying lavender oil after your pimple has reduced will also help to reduce the pigmentation and scarring that occurs long after the pimple has gone away. This same treatment will also help with general inflammation as well as psoriasis.
Lavender's healing properties are good for sealing up insect bites and removing the itchiness that can lead to scarring when untreated. Try to apply lavender oil before you head outdoors, as an insect repellant as it's a natural insecticide.
The insect repelling properties of lavender oil extend to head lice. To remove lice, apply this oil to the hair and massage into the scalp. After a few treatments, the lice and larvae will not be able survive in this environment. This treatment also works well to lessen dandruff and remove excess oil from the scalp.
Lavender's calming aroma is much appreciated when it's time to head to bed. Lavender's connection to restful sleep has been made time and time again. This essential oil removes restless feelings and regulates heart-rate while provide a refresh for the nervous system which makes it one of the best ways to get some sleep. We're all familiar with the importance of sleep on our overall health, and it's very easy to get all the sleep benefits from the oil. To use, simply diffuse this oil before bed and try to do it often so it becomes a part of your nightly process.