Lavender essential oil has the most versatile uses of all essential oils, no home should be without this magical bottle! Highly known for its relaxing properties, Lavenders popularity is in its sedative action and is long known as giving effective relief from insomnia and sleep problems. Some suggestions for using Lavender oil include:
Add a few drops to the pillow/sheet for a peaceful sleep or diffuse a few drops an hour before bedtime.
Help relax tired aching muscles and relief headaches/migraines. Add 15 drops to 30ml of carrier oil for a massage blend or simply add a few drops to a warm (not hot) bath.
Used for skincare Lavender helps with acne, scars, eczema and psoriasis. Can dab a few drops on problematic areas or it can added to base cream/carrier oil.
Lavender is also renowned as an insecticide as it keeps moths and insects at bay. Fill up a spray bottle with water and add 20 -30 drops. Spray around window and door frames.
ALWAYS REFER TO HEALTH AND SAFETY WHEN USING ESSENTIAL OILS. DO NOT APPLY NEAT ESSENTIAL OILS TO SKIN. IF UNSURE SEEK ADVICE FROM A QUALIFIED AROMATHERAPIST