About Lavender Oil
Lavender oil is extracted mostly from the flowers of the lavender plant, primarily through steam distillation. The flowers of lavender are fragrant in nature and have been used for making potpourri for centuries. Traditionally, lavender essential oil has also been used in making perfumes. The oil is very useful in aromatherapy and many aromatic preparations and combinations.
Lavender oil blends well with many other essential oils including cedarwood, pine, clary sage, geranium, and nutmeg. Today, lavender essential oil is frequently used in various forms including aromatherapy oil, gels, infusion, lotion, and soaps.
Health Benefits of Lavender Essential Oil
The various health benefits of lavender essential oil include the following:
Helps to induce sleep
Helps to relieve stress and anxiety
Helps to treat acne and prevent scarring
Helps with pain relief
Effectively helps respiratory disorders -throat, cough, bronchitis. Apply to neck, chest and back or use vaporizer
Effective in treating head lice and nits
Effective immunity booster