The Many Healing And Calming Benefits of Lavender

the healing benefits of lavender

Lavender is one of the more commonly referred to herbs when you hear about essential oils and sleep. In fact, there is a huge misconception that lavender is only good for sleep and calming. The truth is, there are several healing benefits of lavender that most people may not even know about. Here are a few of those healing benefits, what to know about attaining these benefits, and tips that you may need to know. Continue reading “The Many Healing And Calming Benefits of Lavender”

Lavender for relaxation

 

File:Lavender-flowers.jpgFor general muscle relaxation

Massage using two teaspoons of almond or olive oil mixed with 3 drops each of essential oils of Lavender can help bring relief.

Already in use by different civilizations for more than 2,500 years, this beautifully-scented herb has been used in the following ways such as perfume, disinfectant, deodorant, aphrodisiac, and insect repellent.

Lavender, the bushy perennial with the refreshing and delightful scent, has a long history of medicinal uses. It is calming and has an uplifting influence. Warm lavender tea applied as a compress can relieve a headache.

In bath water, lavender oil relaxes you, and gets rid of tension, thereby making you feel better.

Researchers have proven that it calms anxiety and provides natural stress relief.
A few drops of the essence of Lavender in a hot foot bath is often prescribed as a means of effectively relieving fatigue. If applied outwardly, it relieves toothache, neuralgia, sprains, and rheumatism.

In hysteria, palsy and similar disorders of debility and lack of nerve power, Lavender will act as a powerful stimulant.