Lavender essential oil is extracted from the flowers of the lavender. Lavender has been used for making potpourri for decades. Lavender oil is very useful in aromatherapy and also may aromatic combinations and preparations are made with using lavender oil. There are many healthy benefits of this oil:
Health benefits of lavender essential oil
Nervous system: People who have nervous and anxiety issues should use lavender essential oil. If this remedy is applied as tonic, then people will be feeling better and calmed. Also this oil is very effective at treating depression, migraines, emotional stress, headaches, nervous tension and depression. It is increasing the mental activity. Also the lavender oil is used for treating the insomnia because has great effect on the autonomic nervous system.
Bug repellent: Lavender oil is very protective from all those irritating bugs such as Midges, moths and mosquitoes. If you have been bitten from some of the mentioned bugs, then you should apply the lavender oil in the bitten area. This will help you to reduce the pain and irritation which is caused by those bugs.
Acne: In the most cases teen are affected with acnes. But also there are situations where adult people are having acne. Many famous dermatologists have proven that this remedy has great effects at treating the acne. When you put lavender oil on your acne, then this remedy is inhibiting the bacteria which are reason for initial infection. Also it will help you a lot in the healing process of acne.
Sleep: People who suffer from insomnia should use lavender oil as their natural remedy. There are many studies which have shown that this oil has increased the normal sleeping when some lavender essential oil is put on the pillow of the elderly patients. Lavender essential oil is great remedy for relaxation. People who are not having quality sleep should use this remedy instead of modern medications. It is healthy and will help you more than the medications.
Hair care: This natural remedy is great for the hair because it has very effective properties on nits, lice and lice eggs. When people are suffering from alopecia (this is an autoimmune disease where the body is rejecting its own hair follicles) they should use lavender oil because it will help them in their treatment of hair loss. There are many studies which have shown that people who were regularly rubbing lavender essential oil on their head and who are affected with alopecia have seen improving in their hair because their hair started to grow.
Cancer: There are studies which were done on this topic. But also there should be more studies which should be done about the lavender oil and its combination with other oils and how are they reacting at the breast cancer.
Digestion: This is very important natural remedy for the digestion because it can increase the mobility of food within the intestine. Also this natural remedy is stimulating the production of bile and gastric juices. Lavender oil is aiding in diarrhea, stomach pain, indigestion, vomiting, colic and flatulence.
Pain relief: People who have any kind of pain such as sprains, muscular aches, lumbago, sore and tense muscles, rheumatism and backache should use lavender essential because it will give relief to them. Also if you have pain in your joints you should use lavender essential oil.
Urine flow: This is very effective natural remedy for urinary disorders because it is stimulating the urine production. Also it is restoring the hormonal balance and is reducing the inflammation and cystitis or the urinary bladder.
Respiratory disorders: If you have some respiratory problem such as cold, cough, flu, throat infections, tonsillitis, whooping cough, bronchitis, asthma, laryngitis and sinus congestion, then you should use lavender essential oil. It can be used in a form of vapor or also can be applied on the chest, back and neck.
Immunity: If you use lavender essential oil regularly, then you are protecting your body from variety of diseases which you can get. Lavender essential oil has anti-viral and anti-bacterial properties which are making it perfect natural remedy for defense of the immune system.