Confession: There was a time, when I’d roll my eyes every time someone recommended lavender essential oil for one problem or another. “Don’t you know any other oils?!?,” I’d scream in my head, “OMG, there are sooooo many more oils that could be useful for that. Simpleton.” I may have been a tad hasty in my judgment. *Sad face of shame*
Since those days of my early aromatherapy education, when I knew just enough be dangerous and judgmental, I’ve changed my tune. Now I embrace lavender essential oil for all of its wonderful, myriad properties. Keeping the individual nature of people and essential oils in mind, it’s a great oil to keep on hand because it will still be useful for most people even if it isn’t the best possible oil choice for that person.
Mix 5-10 drops lavender with 1 ounce jojoba or unscented lotion to:
When an oil can do all that, and more, it certainly isn’t overrated.
What else have you used lavender essential oil for? Let me know in the comments below. (And don’t forget to share)