10 Benefits of Lavender

March 24, 2018

Lavender is a common herb, healers and herbalist consider its essential oil as  "The king of oils" due to its key attribute which is calmness, its scent note is often used to relieve stress, promote sleep, meditation and relaxation. It also helps to relife migraines and headaches. 
Skincare wise, Lavender calms and heals irritated/burned and cut skin, as an oil or extract it absorbs quickly and sooth muscles. 
That's why it used in many types of skincare and lifestyle products.
Let's review some of the key benefits of lavender:

  1. Lavender treats the skin

Consider lavender your skin specialist, because it is a natural antiseptic, also anti-inflammatory.  It helps in dealing with acne by killing bacteria. Eventually, you will get smooth complexion.
It also helps cure eczema, skin irritation, swelling, and itching caused by insect bites. Lavender oil is a magical toner because it firms the skin. It enhances blood circulation that provides healthy nutrients to our skin. 
Wash up with this Honey+Hemp facial wash, enriched with Lavender oil for firm facial skin.
Witch in the Woods Body Lotion is made with Lavender and Rosemary oils to nourish & soothe dry skin,


Spirit Nest’s all natural organic, vegan “Lavender Moon” stick deodorant, the lavender oils help to fight the odor killing bacteria and sooth the armpits area.
Have an Amazon prime account? This product is also available in Amazon


Prefer your Lavender deodorant in a balm? try this lavender cream deodorant. 

Lavender lip balm does wonder because it makes the lips smooth. The lavender lip balm also prevents your lips from sunburn. It’s also good for winters when you get cracked lips.



Lavender Mint Lip Balm is made with plant ingredients that soothe, hydrate & nourish dry, chapped lips.

 

  1.  It beats Insomnia

Forget sleeping pills, because lavender will help you catch some zeds.
We know that insomnia gives us puffy eyes, and chronic insomnia causes wrinkles. The scent acts as a brain therapist because it soothes our mind. So, lavender is excellent for aromatherapy.

Try our magical Third eye oil, enriched with Lavender powerful blend for deep relaxation, sleep, divination and dreaming.

  1. Lavender is an excellent anti-depressant

You can use it as an herbal remedy for depression. As we already mentioned, it relaxes our minds; hence we have less anxiety or depression.

  1. Forget hair loss with lavender

Now, this benefit sounds a bit funny, but guys, seriously this magical quality can get your hair back. Yes, it's real! because lavender essential oil prevents hair loss. The reason is simple, as we already mentioned lavender enhances blood circulation that’s good for healthy hair. By the way, you would have healthy hair when there is no depression, anxiety or insomnia. So, lavender helps you in all ways no matter how you use it.



Dry shampoo for light color hair.

  1. Forget dandruff

If you often get embarrassed because of dandruff, then this is the time to say no to dandruff.  Lavender oil removes dandruff in just few days. You can apply lavender oil to your hair and wash them after a few hours. You can even apply this oil at night and wash your hair in the morning.

  1. Lavender acts as aspirin

Stop worrying if you get frequent headaches and you are sick of pills. Lavender will act as an aspirin for you. A few drops of lavender essential oil will cure your headache. Just take a little lavender oil and massage on your neck, temples, and forehead. Lavender has calming and healing effects on our skin.

  1. Lavender tea prevents indigestion

Like oil, lavender is as good as herbal tea because it treats indigestion.  Lavender stimulates bile and gastric juices that reduce constipation. It also reduces stomach ache and diarrhea.

  1. Toxic-free air freshener

You can use lavender as an air freshener in the form of smudge or incense because it naturally detoxifies and clears the room atmosphere.


Try this divine scented “herbal renewal” lavender incense.

  1. Use lavender as an extract

Lavender extract enhances the flavor of many recipes. You can use it in muffins, cakes, and teas. You just need a few drops of lavender extract to enhance the flavor of your food.

  1. It cures certain diseases

A new research on lavender shows that it treats diabetes, liver and kidney issues, metabolic disorders, and obesity. But, don’t use lavender oil without consulting your doctor.  Apart from its benefits, lavender has some side effects. Like, it’s not good for pregnant women; it interacts with some medicines and may have bad effects on hormones, especially among boys. So, use lavender oil carefully in all these conditions.

Try using the “Purple Haze” all natural, vegan, organic and non-GMO soap bar, to treat your skin after a long day for calming and relaxing before a good night sleep.

We can't mention this soap and ignore this great song, Jimi Hendrix's original and Ozzy's cover <3 (ironically he first covered it in a big "say no to drugs" festival in the 8o's).








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