Lavender oil is one of the most popular and widely used of the essential oils. The use of lavender dates back to ancient times when its help was sought-after for many ailments. It is widely touted and believed that the essence of lavender has many healthful properties, from soothing and calming one’s spirit to providing relief for dry and cracked feet and hands. Let’s look at some of the uses for lavender oil in daily life.
Why are antioxidants important? Antioxidants are molecules that can help prevent free radicals in the body. What are free radicals? Free radicals (chemical, pollutants, toxins) are unpaired electrons which can cause damage to a body’s organs. They are wild, free, and on the loose in your body UNLESS you fight them with the use of antioxidants. Your body needs help from your diet and other outside sources in this battle.
Lavender, along with Vitamins E and C, is a wonderful natural fighter on your body’s behalf against free radicals. Benefits of lavender oil can also be seen when using a diffuser on a daily basis to help promote overall good health and well-being.
Benefits to Skin
Lavender, especially when mixed with coconut oil, has been shown to have a profound effect on skin. Lavender oil can help speed the healing process of cuts, scrapes, or burns (including sunburn) due to its antimicrobial properties. It has a long history of being used to help combat infections and fungal disorders. Bringing together both lavender and coconut oils can strengthen this success.
Lavender is also used as a treatment aid for depression, anxiety, migraines, and stress. The inhalation of lavender has soothing and calming properties that can also help with insomnia and promote the ability to sleep better. It can affect your mood in a positive way by supporting good brain function.Lavender oil can be incorporated into a variety of treatments. The gLOVE Treat method of adding essential lavender oil into their innovative paraffin wax treatment for both hands and feet ensures a well-blended and balanced experience.