Lavender is the most versatile of all essential oils. It is known as the “universal oil”. It has good antiseptic, anti-inflammatory, rejuvenating, deodorizing and insect repelling properties, making it extremely useful.
Minor Burns: Put 1-2 drops of Lavender oil on to decrease pain and help prevent scarring. *
Scar Tissue: Can be used to reduce or minimize the formation, massage oil on and around the affected area. *
Anxious: Rub a drop on the base of the neck to relieve stress and anxiety. *
Tired Feet: Add a few drops of oil to a warm foot bath and soak, to relieve stress.
Headache/Migraine attack: apply a cold compress with 2-4 drops of lavender oil on it to the temples and relax.
Not sleeping well: a couple of drops of lavender oil on a hankie or tissue slid into your pillow case, will help.
Calming: Diffuse lavender oil in a room to calm your mind, body and spirit.
Stressed: Use lavender in baths, vaporizers, massage, or rub Lavender oil on the bottom of your feet for de-stressing.
Animals: If you have a cat or dog – put some lavender oil on their collar to keep away fleas.
Bug Repellent: Use cotton balls with 3-5 drops of Lavender oil in the corners of your kitchen cupboards, linen closet, and bathroom cabinets to safely repel insects, without the use of toxic chemicals. The cotton balls may also be added to your vacuum cleaner bag, stinky tennis shoes, or almost anywhere you need to freshen the air naturally.
Flies: During the summer months, a couple of drops of lavender oil in a bowl of water, kept in the corner of the entrance hall or by doors will keep flies away.
Bathroom Freshness: Place 2-3 drops of Lavender oil inside the cardboard tube of toilet paper when re-stocking the bathroom. Each time someone takes from the roll it releases the calming and fresh scent of Lavender.
Bathroom and Kitchen Spray: make a spray combining distilled white vinegar and drops of Lavender oil in a spray bottle, may be used for cleaning and sanitizing a variety of surfaces such as counter tops and bathroom sinks.
Floor Cleaner: a simple floor cleaner which combines water, vinegar and a few drops of Lavender will make the house smell fresh and help keep scorpions away.
Stain Remover: Lavender oil can be used to help remove small laundry stains such as paint, nail polish, tar, grease.
Dryer Sheet: Place a few drops of Lavender oil on a wet cloth and throw into the dryer to deodorize and freshen your laundry.
Ironing: Use Lavender Linen Spray while ironing to refresh your item and keep it smelling great.
*Discontinue use if any sensitivity occurs.*