One of our signature fragrances that our product range has to offer is lavender. But for most of us, our understanding of lavender is that it’s a herb that has a delightful scent. But what many people don’t know is that lavender promotes a range of health benefits that everyone can find invaluable. In this blog we are going to explore some of those health benefits.
Have you just had a long day at work? You’ve got home and run yourself a nice hot bath and you need to settle down but there’s something missing. Well lavender might be what you need. Many studies have found that inhaling the scent of lavender has a calming effect on the nervous system. This helps reduce stress, anxiety, depression and fatigue which will help you keep a healthy mind. This could be in the form of bath salts or by using a diffuser but whichever form you choose, you’re going to be reaping the rewards.
Leading on from the previous benefit, sleeping next to a lavender diffuser can vastly improve your sleep. No more tossing and turning in the night, inhaling the scent of lavender will relax your mind and make you not want to get out of bed in the morning.
Nourish the Skin
Lavender is enriched with many antioxidants that help keep skin healthy. Studies have found lavender to prevent wrinkles and ageing. Lavender oil is also recommended to those suffering from skin conditions such as acne or eczema. Simply rubbing the oil in your skin can help you numb the symptoms. In addition to this, in certain cases lavender has been found to help heal small wounds. So if you’ve got a paper cut or grazed your knee, lavender oil may be the way to soothe the wound.
Reduce Blood Pressure and Heart Rate
Finally, inhaling lavenders gorgeous fragrance has been found in some studies to reduce your blood pressure and heart rate. So for any of those concerned about their blood pressure or heart rate, let lavender ease your mind and your heart.
These are just some of the many benefits that lavender can have on the body and we hope that many of you look forward to taking advantage of these benefits.
Find out about our exciting lavender range we have here at Edenwood.