How to Use Lavender in Aromatherapy

By | November 12, 2014

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Lavender is typically used as an essential oil to ease physical, mental, and emotional ailments. I have listed some ways you can use lavender as a healthy remedy in your daily life.

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Use lavender for headaches

More often than not headaches are caused by tension in the shoulders, head, and neck. Lavender is a soothing and relaxing aroma and will help relieve tension. Apply 3-4 drops of lavender on a warm compress or damp cloth and apply to painful or tense region for 10-20 minutes.

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Anxiety or depression

The soothing scent of of lavender will help inspire increased energy to those who suffer from anxiety or depression. Use as an air freshener and take slow deep breaths. You will soon start to feel calm and relaxed. You can even use it as a light perfume to apply to your temples or wrist.

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Insomnia

Since lavender is so relaxing it will also help with bouts of insomnia. You can place lavender inside your pillowcase as well as soaking cotton balls and take in the soothing smell while you are trying to go to sleep. Placing drops of lavender on your blankets also helps.

Hair

Place a few drops of lavender and run it through your hair. This will help you remain calm and relaxed while taking the scent with you wherever you go.

Lavender is such a useful scent that helps you stay calm, relaxed, and peaceful throughout your day.

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