Lavender Essential Oil is easily one of my favorites. It has such a clean, fresh scent that I happen to find relaxing, too. It’s one of the most popular essential oils out there thanks to its versatility, and also a great oil to try if you’re new to the world of using essential oils. Let’s check out some of the way you can use Lavender Essential Oil around your home to improve your life today. I bet it will quickly become one of your favorites, too!
Uses for Lavender Essential Oil
Lavender Oil for the Body
- Lavender oil is also known for supporting a calm, relaxing atmosphere. If you have trouble winding down at night, add a drop of lavender oil to your pillowcase or rub a few drops of on the bottoms of your feet. You can also diffuse in the air to promote relaxation and a restful night’s sleep.
- Lavender oil is a perfect choice for dry skin. Add a drop of lavender oil to your favorite shampoo to help stimulate the scalp and aid the clearing of dandruff or dry scalp.
- Got acne? Lavender oil’s properties can help clear up troubled skin. Just add a drop of lavender to your daily moisturizer and watch your skin change for the better.
- Massaging a drop of lavender oil into the skin can soothe painful insect bites or skin rashes. It helps with the itching, too!
- Lavender oil promotes proper healing of the skin. Just one drop on the skin can help reduce scarring, just don’t apply to open wounds.
- Lavender oil works wonders for minor burns and sunburns. Apply 2-3 drops to minor burns, or add a few drops to a small spray bottle of water to spray on skin for relief. You can also make your own sunburn relief gel by mixing 2 tablespoons of coconut oil, 3 ounces of aloe vera gel and 10 drops of Lavender oil and gently rub on skin for cooling relief.
- Stress headache? Ease tension with the relaxing aroma of lavender oil dabbed on the temples.
Lavender Oil Around the House
- The scent of lavender is lovely and perfect for masking odors. Add a few drops of lavender oil to wool dryer balls to freshen your laundry during the drying cycle.
- Use lavender oil as an air freshener by diffusing a few drops in the living room or bedroom.
- Keep moths and insects away by adding a few drops to a cotton ball and place in closets, drawers, etc.
These are just several uses of Lavender Essential Oil. Let me know how you like to use lavender oil in your home.