8 Uses and Facts about Lavender Essential Oil

Posted by Renee Harris on

Sundays are our day of rest and so it's appropriate to talk about lavender, which promotes security, clarity, and comfort.  

I went straight to the one resource* in the upcoming Herbs and Essential OIls bundle that mentions LAVENDER a whopping 220 times! 

What You May Not Know about Lavender Essential Oil

  1. Lavender essential oil is one of the few essential oils that can be applied directly to the skin (on cuts, pimples, etc.).
  2. The term for that (above) is "neat".
  3. A chemist named Rene-Maurice Gattefosse accidentally stumbled on a remedy for burns when he applied lavender oil to a severe burn. After that incident, he spent his life learning all about the safety and healing use of essential oils.
  4. Some essential oils are extracted from the flower's petals, some from wood, some from roots, some from the peel (fruit). Lavender oil comes from the entire plant.
  5. Lavender is known for its antiseptic, antiviral, uplifting qualities.
  6. Lavender blends well with cedarwood, chamomile or geranium, to name just a few.
  7. Lavender was the favorite essential oil used by the Romans in their baths.
  8. Lavender oil works well on insect bites, headaches, and bruises.


These are just a few of the many lavender uses suggested in the ebook.

* Source: A Smart Guide to Your Essential Oils by Sam Howard, which is FREE when you purchase the Herbs and Essential Oils Super Bundle going live on Wednesday! Stay tuned for more details.

What does dried lavender look like? 

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here's what lavender buds look like


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