- The scent of lavender is well-known for its ability to help people relax.
- When lavender flowers are distilled and concentrated into an essential oil, the vaporized chemicals may be used to treat a variety of health issues.
- You can get relief by breathing lavender oil in through a cotton ball or a diffuser, or by applying it to your skin.
- Visit Insider’s Health Reference library for more advice.
As early as the first century AD, Greek botanist and physician Pedanius Dioscorides wrote about lavender’s medicinal uses for indigestion and headache in his volumes on medicinal plants: De Materia Medica.
Today, many people enjoy the light floral scent of this flowering plant in soaps, lotions, and perfumes. Lavender is also a popular ingredient in food and drinks, including honey, tea, and cocktails. This article discusses the many benefits of lavender oil.
How best to use lavender oil
The scent of lavender is…