10 Uses for Lavender Essential Oil

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Lavender essential oil has been used for centuries, and was arguably the most famous of the essential oils long before using them became popular. People have been sneaking this calming oil into products (and foods) for decades, hoping to conjure up a restful night’s sleep and a more mellow mood in general.

I’m especially excited to talk about the uses for this particular oil, because there are so many that you wouldn’t expect. It’s not just for potpourri anymore, though I won’t stop you from adding it to that too!

10 Amazing Uses for Lavender Essential Oil

  1. Love Your Lips!

    Just rub one drop of Lavender essential oil over your dry lips, and they will be super happy!

  2. Calm Yourself!

    The aroma of lavender is so calming and helps you take care of yourself!

  3. Pamper Your Legs

    For this reason, it is a key ingredient in many natural shaving creams.

  4. Cooling!

    Spritzing Lavender essential oil mixed with water after a hot day is very cooling for the body!

  5. Beautiful Skin

    Lavender essential oil, when mixed with a carrier oil, may compliment your favorite skin lotions. If you don’t like working with straight oils, this homemade skin cream utilizes Lavender essential oil along with the benefits of coconut oil.

  6. Have fresh sheets

    I love to make a homemade linen spray with Lavender.

  7. Favorite Diffuser Combo #1

    I love to combine Lavender with Lemon and Peppermint for an uplifting and invigorating aroma!

  8. Nighty Night!

    A drop on your pillow and you will be so relaxed you will be ready for sleep!

  9. Happy Shower

    I love to add some Lavender to my homemade shampoo every so often for a nice relaxing shower!

  10. UnWind with a Bath

    The classic use for Lavender essential oil! Because really, who could ignore the calming powers of Lavender. It can even help you detoxify, and is what makes my Detox Bath Salts feel so luxurious.

I hope you learned something new from this list of 10 amazing uses for Lavender essential oil. If you want to learn more about essential oils, subscribe to this free email series!

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13 Responses to 10 Uses for Lavender Essential Oil

  1. Julie C. says:

    I am new to EOs, so I am still learning about everything but I am impressed w/ all these uses!!! Thank you so much for all the info you provide about oils! I am hoping to order my premium kit either today or tomorrow.

  2. amy steere says:

    I would love a free sample of lavender. I want yo get some eo but would love to try some first

  3. allie wiley says:

    I try to always keep lavender next to my stove because I am a clumsy cook and I burn myself all the time. I rub in a drop of lavender and they never hurt or blister anymore!

  4. angela says:

    Im new to essential oils so the only thing so far that I have used lavender for is to help me sleep at night and I love it.

  5. Anna H. says:

    I love lavender and I use it in my homemade deodorant.

  6. kara says:

    Love EOs and would love to try YL oils!!! :)

  7. April says:

    Love lavender, the plant, the EO, the smell!!!!! I usually add it into the bath along with Epsom salts for a nice relaxing soak.

  8. TeaJae says:

    do you use the lavender neat or with a carrier oil then apply it to your nose, lips, burn etc

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