Lavender has been used and cherished for centuries for its unmistakable aroma and myriad of benefits, including its well-renowned calming and relaxing properties. In ancient times, the Egyptians and Romans used Lavender for bathing, relaxation, cooking and as a perfume.
Applied topically, Lavender essential oil is frequently used to reduce the appearance of skin imperfections. Add to bath water to soak away stress or apply to the temples and the back of the neck. Add a few drops of Lavender essential oil to pillows, bedding or bottoms of feet to relax and prepare for a restful night’s sleep. Due to Lavender’s versatile properties, it is considered the must-have essential oil to have on hand at all times.
Keep a bottle of Lavender essential oil on hand to soothe skin. Freshen your linen closet or room by diffusing three or four drops. Use in cooking to soften citrus flavours and add a flavourful twist to marinades, baked goods and desserts. Add a few drops of Lavender to pillows and bedding for a calming aroma.