Lavender essential oil has been found to eliminate harmful bacteria, relieve muscle spasms, relieve flatulence, disinfect and soothe inflamed skin especially when resulting from a bug bite, promote speedy healing of irritated and scarred skin, and to relieve muscle tension when used in a massage.
When used in a diffuser lavender is reputed to reduce stress by relaxing the brain, which can reduce cortisol levels. Lavender is believed to reduce feelings of nervous tension, and has worked to reduce feelings of depression, based on empirical evidence. Its calming and relaxing properties work as a sleep aid for those suffering from insomnia.
for external use only unless otherwise indicated. This information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease, and it should not be used by anyone who is pregnant or under the care of a medical practitioner.
Lavender can potentially increase the effectiveness of medications such as those related to sleep disorders or those prescribed for depression. Lavender stimulates drowsiness. It is best to avoid Lavender oil when undergoing surgery or anesthesia.