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Calming and sweet, lavender has been one of my favorite scents for years

The Latin name for lavender, Lavandula angustifolia, or Lavandula officinalis, is known for its fresh sweet scent and calming properties. Lavender herb has a light calming, soothing, and relaxing effects when inhaled. Lavender has been used to relieve anxiety, depression and fatigue.

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Sweet and and calming, the benefits of lavender are amazing

Benefits

  • Reduces inflammation
  • Reduces Acne
  • Normalizes oil production
  • Helps to treat skin redness including burns, eczema and psoriasis

To incorporate lavender into your life

  • Bath: I love adding whole milk, lavender flowers and a little bit of oil to my bath for a relaxing bath time experience
  • Lotion: I use French Lavender essential oil to my Apricot Lavender body cream. It has a fresh and clean smell
  • Massage oil: Add fresh lavender leaves to the oil of your choice to infuse it with the benefits of lavender
  • Toner: Create a lavender toner, fresh and simple, lavender will make a fresh and light addition to your skincare routine

Resources

https://umm.edu/health/medical/altmed/herb/lavender http://www.livestrong.com/article/140961-lavender-oil-skin-benefits/

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