One of the gentlest essential oils is pure lavender oil, and it also contains powerful relaxing and healing properties. The reason for that is because it has a chemically complex structure of more than 150 active constituents.
This oil contains strong detoxifying, analgesic, antiseptic, antidepressant, antimicrobial, antibacterial, sedative, hypotensive, antispasmodic, anti-fungal and anti-inflammatory properties.
A recent research confirmed that it can reduce the pulse rates and the anxiety in students that are taking stressful tests. What is more, this oil can reduce pre-surgery distress even more effectively than massages or resting.
Lavender essential oil is a type of oil that will ease labor pains, treat insomnia, relieve pain, sinus congestion, headaches, treat hangovers and reduce depression.
It is extremely beneficial for the skin. You just need to add 5-6 drops of this oil to your bath water and then enjoy your bath. When added to the bath, it will hydrate your skin. In order to relieve stress, you can diffuse 10-12 drops of it into the air.
If you want to relax your body and mind, soothe your skin, remove insects and improve your sleep, you need to add two drops of Lavender oil per ounce to your favorite unrefined organic oil (like olive oil or almond oil), and you will get a natural and healing lavender body oil.
The researchers noted that prior to their research, lavender olfaction has been demonstrated in numerous small and medium-sized clinical trials. The effectiveness of the aromatherapy of lavender is considered to be due to the psychological effects that the fragrance offers. These calming effects may be the reason why it was being traditionally used.
Lavender lemonade recipe
- One drop of lavender essential oil
- Six peeled and juiced lemons
- One cup of raw honey
- Twelve cups of pure water
- Lavender sprigs for garnish
How to prepare it:
You need to combine all the ingredients together and then leave the mixture to chill. It is a fresh and tasty way to enjoy the benefits of this essential oil.