I have recently discovered the amazing power of Essential oils. They have so many uses around the home and they are all natural! I love being able help my family be healthier and happier with something as simple as lavender! Here are the Top 10 Uses for Lavender Essential oil. Don't let these pretty flowers fool you. They can do many more than just these 10 things!
Rub a drop of Lavender Essential oil on the feet for a calming effect on the body.
Bug Bites or Stings
Put a drop of Lavender Essential oil on a bee sting or insect bite to stop itching and reduce swelling.
Mix 2-3 drops of Lavender essential oil with 1 -2 tbsp olive or coconut oil and use topically on eczema and dermatitis.
Minimize scarring by massaging Lavender oil on affected areas.
D.I.Y. Moth Balls
Place a few drops of Lavender oil on a cotton ball and place in your linen closet to scent the linens and repel moths and insects. Plus...it makes your laundry smell good too!
Spritz several drops of Lavender oil mixed with distilled water on a sunburn to decrease pain.
Rub Lavender oil on the back of your neck, chest, and in between your eyes to alleviate sinuses, sinusitis, allergies.
D.I.Y. Dryer Sheets
Apply 1-2 drops of Lavender oil on a wet cloth and place in the dryer for an all natural dryer sheet.
Soothe Fussy Baby
Add a drop of Lavender Essential Oil to your babies bath, or baby lotion. This will help sooth a fussy baby.
Place a drop or 2 of Lavender Essential Oil on the affected area daily until cleared.
As you can see essential oils can be used for so many things. There is almost always a natural cure for ailments.
The advice shared in this site has not been evaluated by the FDA. The products and methods recommended are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any illness or disease, nor is it intended to replace proper medical help. Please talk to your physician if these are proper treatments for you and your family.
I am Amanda. Mom to 3 wonderful kids & lots of furbabies. Plus wife to my hubby, David, for 20 years (gosh that makes me sound old). In our house we love to get outside, have family fun, and enjoy all Florida has to offer (Hey, Universal!) We do all of that with a few shortcuts.