* Lavender essential oil helps to reduce stress and anxiety
Lavender oil has a calming scent which makes it work well as aromatherapy for nerves and anxiety issues. Lavender oil can be helpful in treating migraines, headaches, depression, nervous tension and emotional stress. The refreshing aroma removes nervous exhaustion and restlessness . Research has linked lavender aroma as having a positive impact on the nervous system, which is why it is often used as a therapy for insomnia.
* Increases cognitive functions
A study has showed that people taking tests demonstrated a significant decrease in mental stress and anxiety, as well as increased cognitive function when they inhaled lavender and rosemary oil before taking the test. This confirms the power of using aromatherapy as a way to increase mental activity using the right essential oils.
* Aids in treating insomnia
Lavender essential oil has been used to help induce sleep and is often used as an alternative therapy for insomnia. Many studies on the elderly have recorded increases in sleep regularity when their normal sleep medication is replaced with some lavender essential oil being placed on their pillows. Lavender, has a relaxing impact on our bodies and mind; and is often used as an alternative to modern medicines for sleep issues.
* Hair loss
Lavender essential oil has also been shown to be very helpful in the treatment of hair loss, particularly for patients who suffer from alopecia. A Scottish study reported that more than 40% of alopecia patients in the study reported an increase in hair growth when they regularly rubbed lavender essential oil into their scalp. Lavender oil can be recommended as a preventative measure for male pattern baldness in some patients.
* Relieves joint and muscle pain
Lavender essential oil is known as a perfect remedy for various types of muscular aches and pains including those caused by sore and tense muscles, muscular aches, rheumatism, sprains, backache, and lumbago. A regular massage with lavender oil can provide relief from pain in the joints.
So that’s why here at NativeBliss we include natural Lavender essential oil in a number of our skin care and laundry products.