1. Antioxidant protection
Not only is Lavender Essential Oil packed full of antioxidants, its compounds also stimulate the activity of our body’s natural antioxidant processes. It provides an effective defense from the free radicals we encounter on a daily basis.
To elevate your antioxidant protection, look to other Essential Oils such as lemon oil and peppermint oil as well.
2. Natural pain killer
With its anti-inflammatory and soothing properties, lavender oil can aid in alleviating pain intensity.
According to Dr. Couic Marinier, “Lavender Essential Oil is particularly useful for women suffering from menstrual pain, alleviating the dysmenorrhea associated with muscular cramping”.
3. Mood booster
Lavender Essential Oil has documented benefits in treating anxiety, depression and insomnia, thanks its ability to soothe and calm.
According to Dr. Couic Marinier, “inhaling lavender oil reduces your heart rate, body temperature and blood pressure to leave you feeling less stressed”.
4. Combat acne
With its antibacterial, antiseptic and anti-inflammatory qualities, lavender oil is one of the best Essential Oils to treat acne, alongside clary sage oil and rosemary officinalis oil.
5. Improve brain function
As well as improving your mood, Lavender Essential Oil has other neurological benefits including its ability to improve and support brain function.
Dr. Couic Marinier explains her findings: “in elderly people who used lavender oil, we observed a decrease (of more than 50%) in falls, linked to their increased Mental vigilance”.