Lavender Oil is used in most of the skincare products now a day that is because of so many helpful & healing properties of Lavender oil on the skin. The lavender herb is mainly grown in the northern Africa and Mediterranean mountains and harvested for the extraction of Lavender essential oil.
There are a few research done that shows the benefits of Lavender essential oil in a small group for various industries. It shows that Lavender Oil helps anxiety, acne, fungal infections, hair loss, and it has proved that lavender oil heals the wound quickly with minimal scar.
There are no evidence or there is not sufficient data to prove that Lavender essential oil treats depression, high blood pressure, menstrual pain, or eczema, among other conditions.
For those who are pondering over adding lavender oil to your daily skincare routine, give the following a good read to make your decision easy.
Anti Fungal Properties
Lavender essential oil is great in combating antifungal-resistant infections. It destroys the membranes of fungal cells on a wide spectrum.
Quickly Heals the Skin
There have been studies done on lab rats that show Lavender oil heals the membranes of the wounded skin faster than any other solutions like a saline solution or povidone-iodine.
Thus proves that Lavender Oil is accelerating the healing process of the skin.
In the olden days, Apocothery people used lavender oil to clean wounds, heal burns, and treat other skin injuries. Not only it helps the skin to heal faster, but also its antiseptic properties help in fighting and preventing further infection.
Helps people with Anxiety
Lavender scent has been shown results to reduce anxiety. The research was done to check the dental anxiety levels of a group of adult patients before a dental appointment. Half of them were exposed to Lavender Oil while the other halves were not.
The team found that those exposed to lavender scent reported lower levels of anxiety compared to the other patients. The calming effect of lavender was present regardless of the type of scheduled dental appointment.
PMS mood uplifter
PMS is known as the common premenstrual syndrome in many women of reproductive age. The level of mood swings might differ from woman to woman but most of the women experience varied symptoms before their menstrual cycle.
Most of the women are opting for alternative therapies, the best old school one is aromatherapy to open your mind and make a healthy body.
A group of women came together to test the effect. Again, half of them were exposed to Lavender Oil in many different ways like body butter, soaps, diffusers, perfume oil, and candles, etc, and the other half weren’t exposed to it.
They concluded that lavender aromatherapy could alleviate premenstrual emotional symptoms.
A lot of women like to pamper themselves while PMS and during the cycle. Check our Lazy Lavender collection that will make you
If you don't follow your daily skincare routine properly and forget to moisturize your skin then skin tends to produce natural oil to maintain balance and this can lead to clogged pores causing acne.
The Lavandula genus of the lavender plant works by destroying the membranes of fungal cells. Lavender oil’s antibacterial properties help to kill & preventing the growth of acne fungal cells on your skin and as it is so light and calming it also helps in healing the painful breakouts.
Lavender Oil best for Insomniacs
There are studies done on a group of people keeping certain parameters in mind such as the length of sleep & how much it took one to fall asleep and it shows that Lavender Oil improves the quality of sleep.
Again, the calming effect takes to you to your monkey mind to a happy place and puts him to sleep.
We recommend our beautiful elements to apply our Lazy Lavender Body Butter on your their & feet before sleeping and try the effect of aromatherapy working on your mind. We have gotten feedback from them that it helped and they woke up pleasant in the morning.
Lavender Oil is good for all skin types and it works best for sensitive skin.
Caution: Essential Oils can be highly concentrated at times depending on the distillation process. Hence, it is not advised to put any kind of essential oil on the skin directly. It may cause skin irritation & skin burns.
The opinions expressed in this blog are the personal opinions of the author.
Research stats are taken from The Medical News Today.