- Lavender oil is antiseptic and antibacterial making it an ideal remedy for blemished skin.
- When used in a warm bath, lavender relaxes tension. Add a handful of lavender blossoms or lavender salts to a warm bath just before bedtime you will have a peaceful nights rest.
- Used in a tea, lavender works as a sedative, promoting sleep. It also has antispasmodic properties, which relieves headaches, coughs and indigestion caused from nervousness.
- Using diluted Lavender Essential Oil during massage relieves aching muscles.
- When used on diluted Lavender Essential Oil has antibacterial properties that cleans, sooths and heals cuts, stings, and burns.
- Lavender sachets use both leaves and blooms to repel moths and other pests.
- To make an inexpensive and effective spray for cleaning and disinfecting, diffuse distilled white vinegar with flowers and leaves. Use on kitchen and bath surfaces in place of your chemical cleaners.
- Placing a few drops of lavender essential oil onto a cotton ball or filter of your vacuum cleaner for a fresh clean scent when you vacuum.
When using any essential oils or herbal remedies, pregnant women should use caution as they are more sensitive at this time. Consult your physician if you decide an herbal supplement would assist you in your quest for wellness if you are taking any prescription medications.
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