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.