10 Ways You Can Use Lavender Oil in Your Home as well as on Yourself!
Date : Aug 07, 2017 Author : Shambhu Nath Jha Category : Food and Beverage
If you are unaware of the lavender oil market and its immense potential, you have truly been missing out.
Lavender oil can be used in not only skincare products but also in first aid kits, perfumes and even around the house. Lavender oil has a very pleasing aroma that is appreciated by both genders and it is relatively affordable for the masses.
In this article, we have listed 10 ways in which the lavender oil market can benefit you –
Calming effect – If you apply two to three drops of lavender oil on your palms and inhale, you will almost immediately experience a calming effect. Lavender oil can also be safely applied to any other body part for the same effect. An interesting fact is that lavender oil can stabilize the mood and improve your concentration by way of stress reduction.
Heal bruises, cuts, bites and burns – Applying lavender oil to any sort of wound will stop the bleeding, pain, and itching and kill harmful bacteria. For relief from sunburns, you may add a few lavender oil drops into a cup of water and spray it on the required area to ease the sting. Even chapped lips can be relieved by directly applying lavender oil.
Cures acne – Lavender oil has antibacterial properties that balances skin oils and improves your complexion by working on scar reduction. It is highly recommended to seek out a moisturizer or skin cleanser with lavender as a key ingredient. You can even create your own concoction at home! You could add a drop or two to aloe vera and apply it on your skin to soothe redness or irritated skin.
Insect repellent – Why use chemical repellents to prevent insect bites when you can use a natural source such as lavender oil? Not only is it safe and highly effective, but it also has a pleasing smell with no side effects.
Deodorant – The vast majority of room sprays have some kind of preservatives or chemicals. These artificial sprays can be easily replaced with lavender oil to clean the air and provide a peaceful environment. Lavender oil could also be added to a laundry dryer sheet for fresher laundry or even to deodorants to remain fresh as a daisy throughout the day!
Reverse hair loss – It has been proven that massaging lavender oil on your scalp helps regrow hair naturally. An added benefit is that it even eliminates dandruff.
Include in household surface cleaners – An antibacterial spray that is 100% natural can be created by adding a few drops of lavender oil to a spray bottle filled with water.
Helps bowel movements – Lavender tea can relieve symptoms of acid reflux and indigestion. If a warm compress with lavender oil is applied, cramped muscles can be calmed and relaxed in an instant. In addition, motion sickness or nausea can be treated by applying lavender oil directly to the pressure point. Word of caution – do not use lavender oil for cruise ships or long flights.
Antifungal properties – Applying a few drops of lavender oil on the skin daily is quite effective at getting rid of ringworm. Lavender oil may also be applied to nail fungus as it not only kills fungus but heals and moisturizes the skin while the nail regrows.
Recipe enhancer – Lavender oil can be added to water, cake, tea and much more! While lavender oil is primarily used in drink and dessert recipes, you can create your own truly unique dish. Some truly tasty treats include lavender infused truffles or lavender cake!