ISSUE 04 Lavender ... it's not just for chillin' out!

ISSUE 04 Lavender ... it's not just for chillin' out!

ISSUE 04
More Than Just Chill: The Surprising Benefits of Lavender Oil


When you think of lavender essential oil, relaxation is probably the first thing that comes to mind. This floral favorite is commonly used for its soothing, calming aroma that helps ease anxiety, stress and insomnia.

BUT lavender is so much more than a one-trick pony! This versatile oil has been used for centuries in herbal medicine and natural remedies for an array of concerns. From skincare to haircare to household uses, lavender oil is an affordable multi-tasker you'll want to have on hand.

Beauty Benefits of Lavender Oil
While the sweet, floral fragrance of lavender makes it a staple in perfumes and body products, the benefits go beyond the aroma. Thanks to its anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial properties, lavender oil can:

• Treat acne, eczema and other skin conditions
• Speed healing of burns, cuts and wounds
• Relieve muscle aches and joint pain
• Help prevent scarring
• Balance oily or dry skin
• Promote restful sleep when used in a diffuser

Lavender is also excellent for haircare. It can help treat a dry, itchy scalp, combat hair loss, and even eliminate lice! Add a few drops to your shampoo, conditioner or make a hot oil treatment.

Household and First-Aid Uses
With its antiseptic and antibacterial properties, lavender oil lends itself well to household cleaners and even first-aid. You can use it to:

• Make an all-purpose cleaning spray (recipe below)
• Repel mosquitos and other insects from the home
• Disinfect minor cuts and wounds
• Soothe insect bites or stings
• Add to laundry for an aromatic boost

Safe for Kids and Pets
If you have kids or pets, breathe easy knowing lavender essential oil is generally regarded as safe for both when used properly. You can use it to soothe diaper rash, cuts or skin irritations in children or calm anxious pets by adding to a diffuser.

As you can see, there's so much more to lavender than meets the eye! This staple oil deserves a spot in every household. Grab a bottle and let me know all the creative ways you use it!

All Purpose Disinfecting Cleaner:
Ingredients:
2 teaspoons Lavender essential oil
1 cup 3% Hydrogen Peroxide
2 cups Distilled Water
1 or 2 drops of Castile soap

Directions:
Add to a spray bottle, shake, and use as needed!

Burn Remedy
Ingredients:
3 oz aloe juice, gel, or liquid (straight from the plant with no extra junk)
10 drops Lavender Essential Oil

Directions:
Mix all ingredients in a bowl and apply to skin. It will sink in and cool your burns down, reducing redness and irritation providing a faster healing time. This is excellent for sunburns!

Cake Face Products with Lavender:
• 
Lavender Essential oil blend
• Sleep Helper Roller
• 
Lavender Patchouli Soap
• 
Lavender Patchouli Kit
 Lavender Lemon Soap
 Lavender Patchouli Compressed Towelettes
 Lavender Lemon Lotion 8oz
 Lavender Patchouli Lotion 8oz
 Sleep Helper Baby Lotion and Wash
 Facial Moisturizer
 Facial Serum
 Skin Care System for Ageing
 Skin Care System for Dry Skin
 Fresh Pits Lavender Lemon
 Bath Salt
 Bath Bomb
 Mosquito Quito

LOL...as you can see, we really don't like lavender around here...🤪 Have a great day!!

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