Lavender Benefits

lavenderThe divine smell of fresh lavender not only is a comfort to your senses but also to your body.  EverEscents have included lavender as a major part of its Organic Hair Care Range because Lavender is known to promote the growth of new cells and exerts a balancing action of sebum, thus it is useful for most skin and hair conditions. Dryness usually occurs in the colder months of the year and lavender will help restore moisture to the hair and skin during times of need.

At EverEscents we only use Certified Organic Lavender that has been obtained via clean extraction processes such as steam distillation from the highest quality suppliers.

 

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Web MD reports Lavender is renowned for having a calming effect and helps to reduce scalp irritations.  Lavender is also well known for its sedative properties and it is useful to alleviate stress and has very valuable antiseptic properties. Lavender is useful in the treatment of all types of pain. Due to its low toxicity Lavender is one of the safest essential oils to use with children.

In foods and beverages, Lavender is used as a flavour component.  In manufacturing, Lavender is used in pharmaceutical products and as a fragrance ingredient in soaps, cosmetics, perfumes, potpourri, and decorations.

Below is a list of various health benefits from Organic Facts of Lavender essential oil:

Nervous system: Lavender essential oil has a calming scent which makes it an excellent tonic for the nerves. Therefore, it helps in treating migraines, headaches, anxiety, depression, nervous tension and emotional stress. The refreshing aroma removes nervous exhaustion and restlessness and increases mental activity.

Sleep: Lavender essential oil induces sleep and hence it is often recommended for insomnia.

Pain relief: Lavender essential oil is also an excellent remedy for various types of pains including those caused by sore muscles, tense muscles, muscular aches, rheumatism, sprains, backache and lumbago.

Urine flow: Lavender essential oil is good for urinary disorders as it stimulates urine production. It helps in restoring hormonal balance and reduces cystitis or inflammation of the urinary bladder. It also reduces any associated cramps.

Respiratory disorders: Lavender oil is extensively used for various respiratory problems including throat infections, flu, cough, cold, asthma, sinus congestion, bronchitis, whooping cough, laryngitis, and tonsillitis. The oil is either used in the form of vapor or applied on the skin of neck, chest and back. It is also added in many vaporizers and inhalers used for cold and coughs.

Hair care: Lavender essential oil is useful for the hair care as it can be very effective on lice and lice eggs or nits.

Blood circulation: Lavender essential oil is also good for improving blood circulation in the body. It also lowers blood pressure and is used for hypertension.

Digestion: Lavender oil is useful for digestion as it increases the mobility of the intestine. The oil also stimulates the production of gastric juices and bile and thus aids in treating indigestion, stomach pain, colic, flatulence, vomiting and diarrhea.

Immunity: Regular use of lavender essential oil provides resistance to diseases.

Skin care: The health benefits of lavender oil for the skin can be attributed to its antiseptic and anti-fungal properties. It is used to treat various skin disorders such as acne, wrinkles, psoriasis, and other inflammations. It heals wounds, cuts, burns, and sunburns rapidly as it aids in the formation of scar tissues. Lavender oil is added to chamomile to treat eczema.

Lavender is a well-known plant, looks gorgeous in cottage gardens, yet people still aren’t aware of the amazing positive impact it can have on the human body.  To view the EverEscents Organic Hair Care range CLICK HERE. Share this article with your friends.

Source: http://www.webmd.com/vitamins-supplements/ingredientmono-838-LAVENDER.aspx?activeIngredientId=838&activeIngredientName=LAVENDER & http://www.organicfacts.net/organic-oils/natural-essential-oils/health-benefits-of-lavender-essential-oil.html

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