Do you know the properties of lavender?
Not only stands out for its delicious aroma, but also for its healing qualities. Discover them!
Since ancient times, lavender has been a highly prized plant in the Mediterranean, where its fragrance has scented fields and homes since the time of the ancient Greeks. Currently, it is not only its smell that is enjoyed, but also its healing properties, as it has been shown to have numerous regenerating and antiseptic qualities. Perhaps you have tried lavender essential oil, which is, along with tea tree oil, the only one that can be applied directly to the skin. It can be bought in herbalists and, to obtain its full potential, nothing like following this mini-guide of use.
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The scent of lavender has sedative and relaxing properties. A burner can help diffuse your fragrance, as can a few drops of its oil on your pillow.
Soothe solar erythema. It can happen even in winter … Have you gone over the sun? Try adding ten drops of lavender essential oil to your bathwater, although you should not extend the immersion for more than six minutes.
Apply a drop of lavender essential oil to each temple (being very careful not to get close to the eye area) and massage with your middle finger, using gentle, circular gestures.
Improve nasal congestion. In a bowl filled with very hot water, pour a few drops of oil and take a few inhalations, closing your eyes and breathing through your nose.
Relax tension. Lavender has antispasmodic properties, which can help relieve neck pain and stiff neck. To do this, you just have to massage three or four drops of essential oil in the tense area, until you feel how you relax.