Lavender is one of the most recognizable scents and is considered one of the most useful oils. There are endless uses for lavender oil and all essential oil beginners should have this. Today, we are going to give you our 1- favorite uses for lavender essential oil. Remember to buy top quality, therapeutic grade essential oils for best results.

  1. Lengthen your eyelashes

    Put a drop of essential oil in your mascara to lengthen your eyelashes.

  2. Soothe minor burns

    If you burn yourself, apply a few drops of essential oil directly (or mix with a carrier) on the burn for immediate relief. This works best if done right away.   You can also use to soothe sunburns. For sunburns, place a few drops in a spray bottle of water and spray on the burn a few times a day.

  3. Calming Before Bedtime

    Lavender oil is great to diffuse at bedtime to calm your children.   If you don’t have a diffuser, simply rub a few drops on their feet at bedtime.  The smell of lavender is a great way to get a restful night’s sleep. You can even place a few drops on their blanket or pillow.

  4. Relief for a bruise or cut

    Rub Lavender oil on a bruise to promote blood flow, healing and relief for the tenderness and pain.

  5. Fabric Freshener

    Use few drops on cloth or laundry drier sheet to freshen laundry scent and naturally deodorize

  6. Earaches

    If you or a child gets an earache, take a warm and wet compress with a few drops of the oil and massage behind the ear and on the neck by the jaw line.   Doing this helps reduce the inflammation

  7. Menstrual Cramps

    Similar to earaches, place the compress over the abdomen like you would a heating pad.

  8. Improve Concentration

    Place a few drops on your hand and breathe in the scent as it can reduce the distractions that keep you from focusing.

  9. Insect Bites

    Lavender oil can help take the sting out of an insect bite and relieve the pain and itching that may come after the bite.

  10. Relieve Headaches

    Place a drop on your temples to relieve the pain headache.

What is your favorite use for lavender oil? Leave a comment below I would love to hear your feedback!