You’ll most certainly need no introduction to the pleasantly sweet, floral and herbaceous aroma of the lovely lavender essential oil. First recognized for its calming and soothing powers in the days of the Roman Empire, when the uses of lavender essential oil revolved around bathing and cleaning, many were fast to notice the incredible benefits of Lavender Essential Oil, and it didn’t take long for it to become a favorite!
Because the benefits and uses of lavender essential oil are so diverse, it is now one of the most popular essential oils. Use this bundle of social media images to share 20 different uses for lavender essential oil with your audience.
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- Abrasions – Clean cuts and scrapes with five drops of lavender diluted in a bowl of warm filtered water. Repeat several hours later. You may also apply undiluted lavender around, but not directly on abrasions. If you are using a bandage, apply a drop of lavender to the pad and let it dry before applying.
- Abscesses – Combine lavender with equal parts tea tree oil and Roman Chamomile and use in a cold compress. Apply to the swollen area twice a day.
- Aches & Pains – For muscular aches and pains, try making a massage oil with lavender, rosemary, and cypress and massaging the area.
- Anger – Lavender combined with Vetiver can be helpful for anger. Try making an inhaler and using it as needed.
- Allergies – Place a few drops in the palm of the hand and inhale; Diffuse. Great oils to mix are lemon and peppermint.
- Anxiety – Inhale or diffuse to quickly relieve tension. Apply topically over the heart and on the back of the neck. Try blending with Neroli and Lemon.
- Arthritis – To help ease pain associated with arthritis, make a massage blend with lavender, German chamomile, and Roman chamomile.
- Bee Stings – Removed the stinger and treat with a drop of lavender.
- Bleeding – Make a cold compress with lavender, tea tree oil and German chamomile to soothe minor areas of bleeding.
- Blisters – Apply undiluted with a drop of Roman Chamomile.
- Bloody Nose – If you suffer from frequent bloody noses from allergies, keep an inhaler on hand with lemon and lavender. When a bloody nose strikes, pinch the nostrils and inhale.
- Burns and Sunburns – Apply topically to the area of concern. For sunburns in adults, mix with peppermint, eucalyptus radiata, and Roman chamomile
- Tension Headaches and Migraines – Apply to the temples and back of the neck or diffuse.
- Tonsillitis Combine lavender with tea tree, niaouli and lemon to make a compress. Use 5 drops of the blend and make a warm compress to apply over the throat several times a day.
- Focus and Concentration – Diffuse or apply topically. I like to combine it with Vetiver.
- Gastrointestinal Issues – Soothes digestive issues. For stomach upset, try mixing with ginger, Roman chamomile, lemongrass, peppermint, and geranium.
- High Blood Pressure – Use at pulse points and over the heart.
- Insomnia – Lavender is a great essential oil for helping with sleep! Apply to the bottoms of the feet, the base of the neck and wrists. Diffuse at night.
- Sore Muscles – Apply lavender essential oil topically to the area of discomfort
- Preventative Healthcare – Because so many illnesses are stress-related, lavender essential oil is very effective for preventative health care.