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Lavender Essential Oil

Lavender vibrates at a frequency of 118 MHz.

“The air was fragrant with a thousand trodden aromatic herbs, with fields of lavender, and with the brightest roses blushing in tufts all over the meadows.” (William Cullen Bryant (November 03, 1794 – June 12, 1878)

Lavender is one of the most used healing oils. English or “true lavender” has the most medicinal properties among the various varieties.

  • Soothe minor burns by applying 2–3 drops of lavender essential oil to the affected area.
  • Rub lavender essential oil on dry or chapped skin to moisturize the affected area.
  • Add a few drops of lavender essential oil to a cotton ball and place it in closets and drawers to scent linens and repel moths and insects.
  • You may be able to minimize the appearance of scar tissue by massaging lavender essential oil on or around affected areas.
  • Place a few drops of lavender essential oil on a wet cloth or dryer sheet to deodorize and freshen your laundry.
  • Diffuse lavender essential oil to minimize seasonal discomforts.
  • Rub a few drops of lavender essential oil onto your hand and spread over your child’s pillow to help them sleep.
  • Diffuse lavender essential oil to set the mood for a baby shower or social gathering.
  • Diffuse or inhale lavender essential oil to calm your mind, body, and spirit after a hard day’s work.
  • Lavender has been used to help with muscle stiffness and aching.
  • Lavender has been called a universal healing oil; it brings a sense of equilibrium.
  • It can ease nervous tension and decrease  feelings of panic and hysteria.
  • It can calm strong emotions that threaten to overwhelm a person. As an anointing oil it can be applied to the brow, hands, feet and energy centers.
  • Lavender is non-toxic, non-irritating and non-sensitizing.

(Credit: Young Living Essential Oils and Linda Smith)

2 comments on “Lavender Essential Oil

  1. Susan
    March 23, 2012

    Lavender is high on my list of favorite oils!! One of four universal oils along with juniper, helichrysum, and ravansara it can’t be beat! If I’m unsure in almost any situation of what oil to use, I start with it. I don’t leave home without it!

    • Katrina
      March 24, 2012

      Same here, Susan. It’s my go-to oil in the kitchen for accidental burns and cuts.

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