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11 Surprising Uses Of Lavender Essential oil

Below are 11 surprising uses of lavender essential oil worth knowing. There are many uses and benefits of Lavender oil, known as the most versatile of all essential oils, it can be used to treat burns, scars, cramps, acne, dandruff and so much more…

Lavender oil has been used for decades in soaps, perfume, deodorants, and even the Egyptians used it to mummify the dead.

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11 Surprising Uses Of Lavender Essential oil


If you want to find relief from pain caused by bruises and increase blood circulation plus minimize the appearance of bruises, massage a few drops of lavender essential oil onto the affected area 2 times per day for best results.

Motion sickness

Inhaling the aroma of lavender essential oil or using a diffuser can help reduce the symptoms of motion sickness and nausea very fast. You can also rub a small amount behind your ears to find relief faster.

Menstrual Cramps

If you experience pain in your abdomen during your period, massage a few drops of lavender essential oil onto your abdomen for 5 minutes. Use a circular motion with your palm to increase blood circulation and reduce pain.


Lavender oil is a natural insect repellent, insects hate the scent of this sweet-smelling essential oil. Mix a few drops with water and using a bottle with a spray cap, spray it on your clothes and surrounding to get rid of insects. You can also apply it directly onto your skin to off insects.


If you suffer from dandruff, add lavender essential oil to your shampoos, conditioner, and hair oil and use them regularly to get rid of dandruff quickly.

Age Spots

If you want to get rid of sunspots, sunburns, age spots, and scars try mixing some lavender oil with frankincense essential oil and applying it to affected areas 3 times daily to get rid of them fast.


Lavender oil is very effective in eliminating bacteria which is one of the main causes of acne. To help treat your acne and acne scars, add a few drops of lavender essential oil to your creams, and lotion and use them daily for best results.

Chapped Hands & Lips

One of the best ways to heal chapped hands, lips, and feet is by applying lavender essential oil directly to the affected areas at least 2 times per day.

Cuts & Burns

Lavender oil mixed with coconut oil applied to cuts and burns can help speed up the healing process dramatically. Make sure your mixture is a 1 to 5 ratio and it is important that you are using organic coconut oil for this remedy.

Sleep Aid

Inhaling lavender essential oil before going to sleep can help you get a good night’s sleep. You can use a diffuser to disperse the oil or you can add a few drops to your fingertips and inhale the aroma for best results.


The lavender essential oil works great on skin conditions like eczema, acne, scars, age spots, burns, cuts and so much more. If you are suffering from eczema, mix lavender oil and coconut oil and apply them daily to reduce your symptoms.


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