Make Your Own Lavender Essential Oil

Making lavender essential oil is a fun and rewarding hobby. In addition, there are many health benefits tied to lavender essential oils, including helping to relieve stress and anxiety, nourish the skin, improve complexion, promote better sleep, clean cuts and bruises, prevent insomnia, aid in digestion, and more.

How to Use Lavender Essential Oil

Lavender essential oil has been used since ancient times (in Rome to clean baths, and in Egypt during the mummification process), and to this day is widely popular. It is most frequently used in soaps, shampoos, lotions, potpourri, spa oils and air fresheners. Not only does it have a beautiful scent, essential lavender oil promotes mental well being, providing a calming effect for relaxation, pain and allergy relief and promotes better health.

Lavender Essential Oil
Lavender Essential Oil Promotes Better Sleep

To Improve Sleep

Having troubles getting sleep at night? Try diffusing lavender essential oil in your bedroom for about thirty minutes before bedtime. In addition, you could add a few drops of lavender essential oil to a cotton ball and set near your pillow. Whichever way you choose, you will notice how the smell of lavender will encourage better sleep — and it smells wonderful!

To Freshen Air

Is there an odor in your house? Essential lavender oil can beautify the smell of your home in no time. You can diffuse your extracted lavender oil, or simply add a few drops to a cotton ball and place in the area of the odor. Enjoy the fresh smell of essential lavender oil!

Lavender Essential Oil Freshens Air
Lavender Essential Oil Alleviates Pain

To Alleviate Pain

Do you have sore muscles or joints, or a bad headache? Lavender essential oil can help alleviate pains in our body. Lavender oil works by helping to lessen our pain — its pain-relieving properties are well known to help sooth anything, whether you have bruises, scrapes, minor burns, or an itch; so dilute it slightly and give lavender oil a try!

To Relieve Allergies

Do you have allergies? Lavender essential oil contains linalool, which has anti-inflammatory properties and helps to alleviate congestion. So if you would like to find a natural way to help soothe your allergies, essential lavender oil is a great choice. Simply apply around your sinuses. Now you can lessen your allergy symptoms and enjoy the great outdoors!

Lavender Essential Oil Relieves Allergies
Lavender Essential Oil Promotes Healthy Skin and Hair

To Promote Better Skin & Hair

Want to find a way to promote better skin? Is your scalp itchy? Try essential lavender oil! This lovely oil contains properties which promote healthy hair and scalp. It helps to prevent itchy skin and bacteria alike, and is widely renown for being a first-choice skincare product. Coupled with its beautiful scent, it’s no wonder that lavender is a favorite among essential oils! Apply it to the itchy area, or try one of our recipes for ideas for a calming bath to soothe your skin, take care of your cuticles, and get sunburn relief.

Lavender Essential Oil Recipes

With all of these uses and benefits in mind, how can you make your own lavender essential oil? Here at OilExTech, we have oil extraction kits which make lavender essential oil extraction a fun experience. Please shop here to compare our kits and see which one works best for your personal use. If you have questions, please do not hesitate to contact OilExTech for additional information.

With our quality extraction kits, lavender oil extraction is a do-it-yourself process made easy! Please check out our lavender essential oil recipes for some great ideas! We hope you have fun extracting your own lavender essential oil.