Lavender oil: More than just perfume

The name Lavender itself triggers an everlasting deep sensation in your olfactory nerves. It is one flower with numerous varieties (almost 39) occurring naturally and grown commercially all across the world. Perfumes made from lavender are not only popular but also mark a style statement for people across the world. Is lavender just used for making perfumes? No, lavender or rather lavender oil, has extensive medicinal uses especially for the skin and hair. Lavender is being used in many forms mainly aromatherapy oils, bath gels, extracts, infusions, lotions, soaps, teas, tinctures and as whole dried flowers.

Lavender oil makes sure your skin remains in good spirit
Lavender is laden with a wide variety of ingredients that are able to control a myriad of skin problems. Acne blemishes can be controlled by applying lavender oil to the affected part. Since lavender oil has antiseptic and anti-inflammatory properties thus it is beneficial in controlling the bacteria that trigger acne growth. Regular use of lavender oil has been known to lessen the outbreak of eczema since it decongests the irritated patches of skin by adding moisture and speeds up the healing process. Many people who use lavender as a toner are able to keep wrinkles at bay for a long time. Lavender oil fights fungal infections however clinical tests are still in infancy to make sure that lavender oil finds its way into the market via anti fungal powders and gels.


Hair loss can be controlled with lavender oil
Hair loss is one problem that makes a person look old before age. Lavender oil use for six to seven months on a regular basis makes sure that hair growth is promoted to almost 44 percent. Apart from that use of lavender oil makes sure that one is protected from alopecia areata which results in unpredictable hair loss. Almost 2% of the American population is affected with alopecia areata. Dandruff and hair lice do not find their way into the hair of people who make regular use of lavender oil for their hair.

Other Health benefits associated with lavender oil
Lavender oil is not just restricted to toning your skin, stopping hair fall and giving that awesome odor to your perfume there are many other lesser known uses of lavender which very few people know, since we have never been able to go beyond that lingering odor of lavender from our perfume. Lavender oil is useful in triggering cell formation. Having antiseptic and anti-inflammatory properties it acts as a great burn healer. Scars left by burns are completely eradicated with the prolonged use of lavender oil. Lavender oil when mixed with warm water to soak hands and feet ensure that you get rid of the soreness after a hard day at work. Lavender tea ensures proper digestion among people who do not have healthy digestive system.

Research has proven that lavender oil when administered orally ensures the treatment of anxiety disorder and related conditions.

Lavender native to northern Africa and the mountainous regions of the Mediterranean has been known to mankind for the past 2500 years for its fragrance and medicinal properties.

About the Author:
Lisa Hill is a beauty and lifestyle blogger.  When she is not blogging, she can be found working with friends on a new makeup routine. Her skin care philosophy is that you won’t have to worry about your skin once you “Stop Worrying” and be happy. Check her blog Beauty and Skin Care Blog or connect with her @tobeautifulskin

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  1. Calming and soothing effects of lavender in the form of essential oils. Place the oil burners across the room to complement the interior design and give it a traditional look. Enjoy the ambiance of beauty and freshness.

  2. Aaradhyya2:33 PM

    . Lavender is known to help relieve headaches, insomnia, tension and stress. Its therapeutic properties have been well chronicled all over the world.

  3. Very much informative post about the medicinal usage of lavender oil.please update the name of medicine or products containing lavender oil.Thanks


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