Lavender has numerous medicinal properties. Considered by scientists, one of 20 important medicinal plants. The essential oil can be used without fear insoluble (in contrast to most other essential oils).
We gathered the main uses of lavender:
Boil water and pour in a tablespoon, fresh or dried lavender flowers. Leave to act for 10 minutes. The decoction helps to fight insomnia, calms the nerves and relaxes the nervous tension. Finally, soothes the stomach.
You strain your muscles? Turn light massage with lavender oil which you can prepare dropping 25-30 drops of lavender essential oil in 200 ml of almond oil.
To combat insomnia, drip a few drops of lavender on your pillow or put into a small cloth bag of dried lavender flowers and place inside your pillowcase. If you drink a cup of lavender decoction, be sure that you will make a peaceful and deep sleep.
Immerse yourself in your warm bath water, after adding 25 to 30 drops of essential oil of lavender and a glass of fresh milk. Enjoy as long as you can. Soon you will feel a different person. You will smell, you will be relaxed and you will sleep perfectly.
No time to enjoy the hot water in the bathtub? Do not worry: drip several drops of lavender essential oil on your sponge and then a soothing shower.
5.Katapolemisi colds and coughs
Deep breaths beneficial steam floral, lavender oil is quite therapeutic. Put in an open container 2-3 tbsp lavender flowers and 1 tablespoon eucalyptus. Pour over 1 – 1½ liter of boiled, steamed water. Tilt your head over the pot, covered with a large towel so that snorted with deep breaths the beneficial steam.
Make a mixture of water with 8-10 drops of essential oil and brush the area suffered sunburn. You’ll be relieved immediately. Also, you can make and gel (gel) Lavender Aloe (8-10 drops of lavender essential oil in 20 ml aloe).
7.Anakoufisi from insect bites, cuts and abrasions.
Lavender is antiseptic destroying germs and helping the ‘decontamination’ of injured areas.
8.Anakoufisi from Headaches
Apply a few drops of essential oil on the forehead, temples and neck and massage gently. You can also apply a compress. It helps relieve migraines, the stress, fatigue and even the influence of heavy alcohol consumption (so-called hangover).
Make a decoction (user & 1). Instead of drinking it, use it to rinse your hair.
Make the following mixture:
1 teaspoon fresh yogurt
1 teaspoon of clay powder
2 teaspoons of tincture of lavender.
Mix all ingredients together until they become a uniform mixture. Apply the mask on the face avoiding the eye area and leave for 20 minutes.
11.Skoroktono and insect repellent
The flowers of lavender kicked moth and insects. Build or buy small fabric pouches and insert lavender flowers. Put in your drawers and closets.
Drip a few drops of essential oil of lavender in the washing machine or water of steam iron. This will give your clothes smell incredible.
Apply – as you do with your aromas – drops of essential oil of lavender on the neck, ears, your hair.
13.Richnei blood pressure
Considered from the Aromatherapists, that a cup decoction Lavender bedtime “throws” the pressure and palpitations decreases during the night.
14.Levanta in cooking
Use powdered lavender flowers in jams, salads, creams, biscuits and jelly. It will add a pleasant smell and taste.