One of the most commonly used essential oils is lavender oil. People took a liking to this herb a few years ago and today it is perhaps unthinkable to live without lavender or lavender essential oil. It is not only the aromatherapeutic effects of this essential oil that can be exploited, but also its other positive properties. We will show you what they are.
Essential oil promotes relaxation and can be very effective against anxiety. All you have to do is drip a few drops of lavender essential oil into your aromatherapy device when you get home from work. What else can this essential oil be used for? It can be very effective in treating and preventing fungal infections, it also has an anti-nausea effect, but it can also be used to reduce menstrual cramps, relieve symptoms of depression and eczema.
The essential oil is known to have many positive effects. Its anti-inflammatory, analgesic, antiseptic, antifungal, antidepressant, antibacterial, antimicrobial properties are outstanding. Research has even shown its antihypertensive effects. This is due to the aromatherapeutic effect of the essential oil in relieving stress, reducing the levels of cortisol hormone in the body, which has a positive effect on blood pressure, i.e. lowering it.
This essential oil can also be used in cases of anxiety, as studies have also shown its anti-anxiety effects. And if you suffer from insomnia, you should definitely try lavender’s miraculous medicinal properties. Studies have also been carried out on older people who were known to have sleep problems. The subjects were asked to inhale lavender essential oil before going to bed. The results showed that lavender essential oil not only makes it easier to fall asleep, but can also improve the quality and duration of sleep.
Lavender can also act as a natural antihistamine, i.e. it can reduce allergy symptoms, especially when mixed with other essential oils. What essential oils should lavender essential oil be mixed with? For example, lemon and peppermint essential oils.
Lavender essential oil can also be used in beauty care as it helps hair to grow faster when combined with other essential oils. What essential oils work well with? Thyme and rosemary essential oils, for example.