The health benefits of lavender essential oil include its ability to remove nervous tension, relieve pain, disinfect scalp and skin, enhance blood circulation and treat respiratory problems. Lavender has the Latin name Lavare, which means “to wash”, due to its aroma which fills a room spread with lavender oil with a clean aroma.

It is frequently used in baths to help purify the body and spirit. However, this herb is also considered a natural remedy for a range of ailments from insomnia and anxiety to depression and mood disturbances. Research has confirmed that lavender produces calming, soothing, and sedative effects.

cosmetic uses

For Skin

Many people appreciate lavender for its aromatic fragrance, used in soaps, shampoos, and sachets for scenting clothes.

It has antiseptic and antifungal properties for skin care. It is used to treat various skin disorders such as acne, wrinkles, psoriasis, and other inflammations. It heals wounds, cuts, burns, and sunburns rapidly as it aids in the formation of scar tissues. Lavender oil is added to chamomile to treat eczema.

For Hair

Lavender essential oil is useful for the hair as it can be very effective on lice and lice eggs or nits.

Alopecia aerate is an autoimmune disease in which the hair follicles are rejected as foreign objects by the body. As a result, hair loss occurs. People who have alopecia can use a combination of essential oils, including lavender, to treat their hair loss.

© 2009 - 2010 All rights reserved | Herbion International Inc.