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Aromatherapy properties: speeds all healing processes, eases depression
Lavender oil is extracted mostly from the flowers of the lavender plant, primarily through steam distillation. The health benefits of lavender essential oil include its ability to eliminate nervous tension, relieve pain, disinfect the scalp and skin, enhance blood circulation and treat respiratory problems. The Latin name of lavender is Lavare, which means “to wash”, due to its aroma which has a particularly clean aroma.
Lavender essential oil is an excellent repellent for insects such as mosquitoes, midges, and moths. Lavender essential oil also has anti-inflammatory qualities that will reduce the irritation and the discomfort associated with bug bites. The oil is also useful for hair care because it has been shown to be very effective on lice, lice eggs, and nits.
The health benefits of lavender oil for the skin can be attributed to its antiseptic and antifungal properties. It is used to treat various skin disorders such as acne, wrinkles, psoriasis, and other inflammatory conditions. It is commonly used to speed up the healing process of wounds, cuts, burns, and sunburns because it improves the formation of scar tissues. Lavender oil is also added to chamomile to treat eczema.
Lavender essential oil induces sleep which has made it a common recommendation for an alternative treatment of insomnia. Place some lavender essential oil the pillow before laying down to rest. It’s calming scent makes it an excellent tonic for the nerves and anxiety issues. As such, is helpful in treating migraines, headaches, depression, nervous tension and emotional stress. The refreshing aroma removes nervous exhaustion and restlessness while also increasing mental activity. It has a well-researched impact on the autonomic nervous system, which is why it is frequently used as a treatment for insomnia and also as a way to regulate heart-rate variability. One study showed that people taking tests showed a significant decrease in mental stress and anxiety, as well as increased cognitive function when they inhaled lavender oil and rosemary oil before taking the exam.
Lavender oil is widely 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 is applied on the skin of the neck, chest and back. It is also added to many vaporizers and inhalers that are commonly used for colds and coughs. The stimulating nature of lavender essential oil can also loosen up the phlegm and relieve the congestion associated with respiratory conditions, speeding up the recovery process and helping the body naturally eliminate phlegm and other unwanted material. The vapor of lavender essential oil also has antibacterial qualities which can alleviate respiratory tract infections.
Lavender essential oil is also good for improving the circulation of blood in the body. This essential oil is known as an excellent remedy for various types of pains including those caused by sore and tense muscles, muscular aches, rheumatism, sprains, backache and lumbago. A regular massage with lavender oil can also provide relief from pain in the joints.
Lavender oil is useful for digestion because it increases the mobility of food within the intestine. The oil also stimulates the production of gastric juices and bile, thus aiding in the treatment of indigestion, stomach pain, colic, flatulence, vomiting and diarrhea.
Words of caution: Lavender oil should never be ingested, only topically applied or inhaled through means of aromatherapy or similar activities.
Blending: Lavender oil blends well with many other essential oils including cedarwood, pine, clary sage, geranium, and nutmeg.
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Essence Oils - fragrances formulated to be long lasting and can be applied directly on the skin. Their gift is through aromatherapy - the sense of smell, the pleasant aromas dispersed into the atmosphere. Aromas evoke feelings… and feelings rule.
Essential Oils - pure extracts of flowers, herbs, spices and resins. They tend to be very potent, volatile, and to a certain extent medicinal in aroma. Essential oils are best used diluted in some form of carrier oil base. Their gift is in their volatile potency. They easily carry profound therapeutic value into the body system.
Attar Oils - Literally means "scents". It is an ancient eastern art of obtaining pure botanical extracts using age old methods of steam distillation. Attars tend to be very aromatic and spicy; deep and rich.
Hand dipped incense - unscented wood pulp incense sticks dipped into specially formulated fragrances.
“The sense of smell, directly connected to the mind, exhibits a strong influence on our being. While experiencing the subtle aromas of fine quality incense and oils, a feeling of peacefulness and tranquility permeates ones consciousness and lingers…”