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Lavender oil is potent for many types of bugs. Apply it to the exposed skin to prevent bites or reduce inflammation, irritation, and the pain associated with bug bites.
Lavender essential oil induces sleep and is thus used as an alternative treatment for insomnia.
Lavender essential oil has a calming scent which makes it an excellent tonic for the nerves and anxiety issues. It can be helpful in treating migraines, headaches, nervous tension, depression, and stress. It also increasing mental activity.
According to dermatologists, lavender oil is one of the most beneficial oils in the treatment of acne. It inhibits the bacteria that cause the initial infection, regulates some of the over-excretion of sebum by hormonal manipulation and can reduce the signs of scarring after the acne has begun to heal.
Lavender oil is known as an excellent remedy for pains including those caused by sore and tense muscles, muscular aches, rheumatism, sprains, backache, and lumbago.
Lavender oil is used respiratory problems including throat infection, flu, cough, cold, asthma, sinus congestion, bronchitis, whooping cough, laryngitis, and tonsillitis.
Lavender is useful for hair care because it has been shown to be effective on lice, lice eggs, and nits. Furthermore, it is helpful in the treatment of hair loss, particularly for patients who suffer from alopecia.
Lavender oil is also good for improving circulation of blood in the body.
Lavender oil 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.
Regular use of lavender oil provides resistance to a variety of diseases. It has antibacterial and antiviral qualities and can make it perfect for defending the body against rare diseases like TB, typhoid, and diphtheria.
It is used to treat various skin disorders such as acne, wrinkles, psoriasis, and other conditions. Lavender oil is added to chamomile to treat eczema.
Caution: pregnant and breastfeeding women should avoid using lavender essential oil. It is also recommended that patients with diabetes stay away from lavender oil. Lavender oil should never be ingested, only topically applied or inhaled through means of aromatherapy or similar activities.