Lavender Oil has been used by ancient cultures all over the world for many many years. Egyptians were known to use it for perfume and mummification. Some cultures bathed in it and others used it for medicinal purposes.
Most Important Benefits of lavender:
Excellent for headaches, migraines and hypertension
Relaxes, restores and rejuvenates
Stimulates cell regeneration
Antiseptic, anti-inflammatory, antibacterial and antifungal
How does it work?
Lavender is part of the mint family Lamiaceae. Its herbal, soft, sweetly floral and spicy undertones make it one of the most versatile essential oils. It helps with many things such as anxiety, depression, nervousness and exhaustion. Lavender works on several nervous systems such as the autonomic, sympathetic and parasympathetic nervous systems as well as the adrenal glands. It is also used in many formulas for eczema and psoriasis. After microdermabrasions or chemical peels, lavender uses its anti-inflammatory benefits to help calm the skin and reduce swelling. Lavender can be used for all skin types.