Lavender is one of the most popular essential oils on the market and for good reason. It smells great and is an effective stress-relieving oil. In addition to stress-relieving properties, Lavender is a healing aid against colds, flu and even migraines.
Uses: In addition to stress-relief, Lavender has the following therapeutic properties: antiseptic, antidepressant, anti-inflammatory decongestant, deodorant, diuretic and sedative.
Lavender can be used several different ways. Given the origin of its name, it is a wonderful essential oil to use in a bath. Many massage therapists use it to help relax their clients. Add a few drops to a diffuser or even your pillow before bedtime to get a good nights sleep.