Health Benefits Of Lavender

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Today, lavender is not just a plant used for fragrances, it has medicinal applications too. Here's a look at the potential health benefits of lavender 

HELPS TO IMPROVE SLEEP

A recent study in a hospital by nurses shows that lavender essential oil turned out to be a very good remedy in improving the quality of sleep of intensive care patients at the hospital who had difficulties in sleeping so if you've had difficulties in sleep, place some droplets of the oil on your pillows and enjoy a good night's sleep 

TREATS SKIN BLEMISHES 

​If you have skin blemishes like acne, pimples, rashes or eczema, applying the lavender Oil to the affected spots can help in treatment. Dilute the oil in water if your skin is too sensitive. The oil is also known to stop inflammation and to heal wounds 

COMBATS FUNGUS GROWTH

Studies suggest that lavender oil can inhibit the growth of certain fungi. The oil acts as remedy for treating ringworm and athletes foot which is caused by fungi

PROMOTES HAIR GROWTH

Lavender essential oils promote hair growth. It gives long lustrous hair and cares for the hair scalp. It is known to untangle virgin hair. It also gives a good and refreshing scent to hair

PAIN RELIEF 

Lavender is known to over relief from postoperative pain. It has this health benefit because of the presence of linalool and linalyl acetate which are anti-inflammatory chemicals 

REDUCES MENSTRUAL FLASHES

Menstral flashes are menopause symptoms that affect women. They cause feelings of heat over the body which results in perspiration. Use of lavender oil twice a day would reduce these flashes and increase life quality

These are a few of the many health benefits lavender has. What are you waiting for? Use the lavender today