7 Medicinal Benefits of Lavender Essential Oil - DrAxe.com Lavender oil benefits your body in the following ways: Reduces anxiety and emotional stress, Heals burns and wounds, Improves sleep, Restores skin complexion and reduces acne, Slows aging with powerful, antioxidants, Improves eczema and psoriasis, Alleviates headaches. Shared with cdiabetes.com
Lavender oil uses have been used for thousands of years for cosmetic purposes, as well as for their spiritually and emotionally uplifting properties. It goes without saying that this essential oil smells great. It not only help you relax but have significant benefits for the skin too. The oil hydrates and heals your skin without clogging the pores. Plus, it helps deal with many skin conditions – from acne, dryness, ageing to excessive oil. It also promotes hair growth and healthy scalp.
Psoriasis, eczema and dermatitis: Add 5 drops of lavender oil to 1 teaspoon of cold-pressed, extra virgin olive or coconut oil and apply to the area two or three times a day. (For large areas, you can mix larger amounts and store them in a tightly sealed, dark-colored glass container. You can buy brown glass bottles with an eye-dropper in sizes from ½ oz. to 2 ozs. that are ideal for this purpose.)